You're Not Just Fertilizing the Lawn

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While fertilizers are good for plants, they're not so good for water quality. Fertilizers get washed down the street where they enter storm drains andenter our local waterways. In rivers, ponds, and streams, fertilizers are pollutants that harm fish and wildlife, can cause smelly algae blooms, and can even affect our drinking water. Learn more about stormwater and the simple steps that you can take to protect our waterways at