August is National Water Quality Month, and with lead pipe contamination in the news, it’s the perfect time to talk water safety.
Protect your home’s water by not using antibacterial soaps or cleaning products.
Don’t flush unwanted or out-of-date medications down the toilet or drain.
Don’t put anything but water down storm drains.
Fix leaky cars and put a liner in your driveway to catch oil and other car fluids.
Avoid using pesticides and chemical fertilizers in your yard.
Choose nontoxic household products whenever possible.
Pick up after your pets and avoid paving your property.