Healthy Communities

 Stormy Weather

…     But, have you given serious thought to where this murky water in our gutters and covering the roads goes, and from where it has come?

This water in the gutters (stormwater runoff) which is on its’ way to the sewer system picks up not only the litter and debris along its’ travels but also the chemicals and metals.  It is via these stormwater drains that councils move stormwater runoff away from your homes and businesses and to treatment plants.  Look around your community or ask your local council where your sewerage treatment plant is located.  You may be surprised to learn that it will be close to a water way – a bay or river or the ocean.  Probably a Bay that you surf or swim in!  >>Read More

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