Pet Waste

No matter where your pet goes to the bathroom, stormwater runoff can pick it up and take it into the storm sewer system.

Do
Wherever you are, always pick up after your pet and dispose of their waste in the trash or toilet.
Carry a bag with you when you walk your pet.

Pet Waste Effects

  • Contains the harmful bacteria E. coli, which makes water bodies unsafe for fishing and other recreational activities.
  • Contains nitrogen and phosphorus, which contributes to nutrient pollution and causes excessive algae growth.