How do I keep pollutants out of stormwater?
  • Limit your use of salt or de-icing chemicals in the winter
  • Don’t over fertilize and limit the application of herbicides and pesticides
  • Throw pet waste in the garbage or toilet
  • Do not dump yard waste or waste into creeks or storm sewers. Keep grass clippings, leaves and branches out of the creeks and drainage easements
  • Install a rain garden with deep rooted native plants to filter pollutants from water
  • Wash the car without using detergent or soap or use a commercial car wash
  • Keep your driveway free of vehicle leaks and spills by properly maintaining your vehicle
  • Hazardous materials can be disposed of properly at City of Naperville's drop-off center
  • Please report any chemicals such as paint or motor oil being poured into a storm sewer, ditch, or creek by calling the Village of Lisle Public Works Department at 630-271-4180

For more information, view some more clean water tips.

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1. How do I keep pollutants out of stormwater?
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