Take action to save Puget Sound.
Stormwater, or polluted runoff, is the leading contributor to reduced water quality in Puget Sound.
Learn more about polluted runoff, its impacts on the environment, how King County is addressing the issue, and how you can help. Start by watching these short videos.
View more in the Stormwater Video Library.
Test your knowledge: take the stormwater quiz.
Participate by taking our online stormwater survey, or sending us a comment at firstname.lastname@example.org, or through the U.S. mail to the Stormwater Management Team, King County Department of Natural Resources and Parks, 201 S. Jackson St., Suite 600, Seattle, WA 98104.
Public comment on the program will be accepted through March 10.
In Your Yard: Use fertilizers and pesticides sparingly, or just use compost.
With Your Car: Take your car to a commercial car wash and have the oil leaks fixed.
Around Your Dog: Pick up dog poop, bag it and place it in the trash (not in the yard waste bin).
At Home and More: From cleaning products to septic maintenance, be aware of how you care for your home.
To learn more about what you can do, visit the Puget Sound Starts Here website.
As part of an ongoing commitment to protect public health and improve environmental conditions in our streams, rivers, lakes and Puget Sound, King County annually reviews and updates its overall stormwater management plan.
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