Stormwater Management Education
What is storm water, when is it a problem and what are the effects of storm water runoff in our Watershed?
What to look for when identifying illegal dumping.
Ways to slow it down, spread it out, and sink it in.
Protecting our water, one yard at a time
Healthy and environmentally friendly ways to care for your lawn and watershed.
Educating the public on our impact on Lake Erie.
A healthy water educational brochure.
Helpful tips on how you can protect Lake Erie with this money saving environmentally friendly advice.
Dumping anything other than water down the storm drain or in the creek isn't just a bad idea- it's illegal.
Conservation practices installed through GLRI improve and protect the waters of the Great Lakes Basin for the benefit of residents and citizens of the United States and Canada.
When it rains, it drains.
There are many things that you and your community can do to keep your watershed healthy and productive.
Partnerships: Land Use Planning and Storm Water Management
At the Annual Meeting, District members had an opportunity to learn how good land use planning and zoning can make managing storm water easier at the local level. Click on the link below to see the presentation. For more information contact the District at 440-328-2322 or Valerie Croasmun of msconsultants, inc. via email at firstname.lastname@example.org
On January 28, 2016 the Lorain County Storm Water Management District held a training to help contractors comply with Erosion and Sediment Control Rules within the unincorporated areas of the County. The presentation was provided by Caroline Cicerchi of the Lorain County Soil and Water Conservation District.
To dispose of prescription and over-the-counter drugs, call your City or County government’s household trash and recycling service and ask if a Prescription/Drug Take-Back Program is available in your community.
Ohio University Extension - Community Water Systems
OSU Extension protects Ohio's natural environment by working with landowners in managing woodlands and preserving streams and water resources.
By practicing healthy household habits, homeowners can keep pollutants like pesticides, pet wastes, grass clippings and automotive fluids off the ground and out of storm water.
Unlike pollution from sewage treatment plants, storm water pollution comes from many different sources. Storm water runoff can dissolve, pick up and transport many types of household products that cause this pollution. Automotive waste, lawn chemicals, paints and eroded soil are all pollutants.
Conservation Education Specialist, Amy Roskilly talks all about storm water pollution and just how easy it is to help prevent the pollution from home.
WKYC (Channel 3) Morning Meteorologist, Hollie Strano discusses how whether you're a farmer or urban homeowner, you can play a part in protecting water quality for Ohio's tomorrow
The NPDES Permitting program offers training courses, workshops, and webcasts to explain the regulatory framework and technical considerations of the NPDES Permit program. These courses are designed for permit writers, dischargers, EPA officials, and other interested parties.