Solving Stormwater with Compost

“"Stormwater sneaks up on the Seattle region so innocently, as rain droplets falling through the misty air, but when it hits the ground, it picks up bacteria from lawn fertilizers, copper from brake pad deposits, oil from vehicle emissions and other pollu

Fall is here and the rain is falling.  Did you know that compost filters stormwater runoff, protecting salmon and our waterways? "Stormwater sneaks up on the Seattle region so innocently, as rain droplets falling through the misty air, but when it hits the ground, it picks up bacteria from lawn fertilizers, copper from brake pad deposits, oil from vehicle emissions and other pollutants that become deadly to salmon and Orcas when they trickle into Puget Sound."  Learn more from The Nature Conservancy and Washington State University about how compost can help filter stormwater runoff to protect salmon and our local waterways.

 

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