Alabama Rivers and Streams Network
POLLUTION SOLUTIONS: Simple ways you can protect your watershed
W ash your car on the grass or at a commercial carwash that recycles the water.
A pply fertilizers as instructed on the bag. Choose organic or slow release options.
T est your soil to know the best fertilizer options for your lawn.
E xpired/old medicine should go in the trash or to a proper disposal center, not the sink or toilet.
R ecycle yard waste. Mulch grass clippings and leave on the lawn.
S urfaces like gravel are better for walkways because they allow rain to soak into the ground.
H ardy native plants require less water, fertilizers or pesticides. Use these instead of non-native plants.
E verything we pour down the drain ends up in the water we drink so be mindful of what you are pouring.
D ispose of your pet's waste in the trash, not the toilet.