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RESIDENTS- Public Education & Outreach
To inform Municipal residents of the NPS pollution problem, the daily activities of residents that contribute to NPS pollution, and ways their activities can have a positive impact on NPS pollution.

  Source: Center for Watershed Protection: 2002

Municipal governments have a responsibility to the community to inform them of the Stormwater Management Program, the courses of action being taken, and the potential impacts, problems and solutions to non-point source pollution. All permitted Municipalities have to develop an education program to inform their residents of these issues. By distributing education materials and conducting outreach efforts at municipally sponsored events local governments create understanding of the issues facing them among residents. Informed and aware residents are the best asset that local government will have to develop a successful Local Stormwater Management Program.

NPS Top Ten Presentation (pdf)
Top Stormwater Ed Resources (pdf)
Car Washing and Stormwater (pdf)
Motor Oil and Stormwater (pdf)
NEMO New Community Tools (pdf)
NEMO 'Why Water Quality' Fact Sheet (pdf)
NEMO 'Household Chemicals' Fact Sheet (pdf)
NEMO 'Septic Systems' Fact Sheet (pdf)
NEMO 'Pest Management' Fact Sheet (pdf)
NEMO 'Landscaping & Water Quality' Fact Sheet (pdf)
DEC MS4 Guidance Manual (pdf)
Clean Water Tips (pdf)
Fertilizer and Stormwater (pdf)
Pet Waste and Stormwater (pdf)
NEMO 'Pet Waste' Fact Sheet (pdf)
NEMO 'Native Plants' Fact Sheet (pdf)
NEMO 'Green Lawncare' Fact Sheet (pdf)
NEMO 'Protecting Water, 4 Seasons' Fact Sheet (pdf)
NEMO 'Water Conservation' Fact Sheet (pdf)
NEMO 'Green Boating' Fact Sheet (pdf)
* Any comments regarding the Annual Report or the Stormwater
   Management Program in general should be directed to:
  • Blue R. Neils
    Stormwater Management Coordinator
    Saratoga County Cornell Cooperative Extension
    50 West High Street
    Ballston Spa, New York
    518-885-8995 ext.224
    518-885-9078 fax 
Contact the CCE Saratoga County Stormwater Management Coordinator for more information & how you can help protect our water.
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