Tips

Don’t Waste Water Outdoors

As the weather heats up, start to focus on how you use water outdoors! You might find that you are actually overwatering. Water usage increases greatly during the summer months as people begin to care…

Start Using Plain Soap

Now more than ever washing your hands is so important! Hand washing removes germs from your hands, helps you avoid getting sick, and prevent the spread of germs to others. But did you know that…

Benefits of Planting Trees

There are SO many benefits to planting trees, it’s almost hard to name them all! Planting a tree can benefit both you and your local environment. Trees are so important, there is a whole day…

Keep Our Drinking Water Free of Cleaners & Detergents

Cleaners and detergents contain chemicals (i.e. alkylphenols) that pollute our drinking water if overused or disposed of improperly. Alkylphenols are synthetic compounds found in detergents, cleaning products, pesticides, hair care products, and many other common…

Fertilizing for a healthy lawn and clean water

Spring is the perfect time to fertilize your lawn but did you know that common lawn fertilizers can cause pollution? When fertilizers are improperly used they can harm our water. Fertilizers can accidentally be applied…

Earth Day Every Day

Last week, on April 22, we celebrated Earth Day! Once a year, people from all around the world gather together to clean up the environment and bring awareness to environmental issues. But why limit it…

Be a Clean Water Advocate Today

One of the most important things you can do to improve our lakes and rivers is also the easiest! Help spread the word within your community and be a clean water advocate today. Speak up…

DO NOT DUMP LAWN PESTICIDES & HERBICIDES

Lawn pesticides and herbicides contain chemicals(i.e. alkylphenols) that, when used properly, can protect your plants and home from pest. When these chemicals are overused or disposed of improperly, they can pollute our drinking water or…

Community Cleanup Lifts Spirits

Minnesotans are staying at home for two weeks in hopes of slowing the spread of COVID-19 throughout our communities. However, as the spring sun shines and the snow melts away, many are taking advantage of…

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