• Clean Up after Your Dog

    Here’s why it’s important to clean up after your dog.
    Start with a “doggie treasure” left on a rainy sidewalk.

    Add a healthy amount of runoff from the sidewalk into the storm drain.

    And witness the drain emptying into the water at Lover’s Point.

    This is also one reason the Monterey County Health Department advises humans to stay out of the water near storm drains for three days after it rains.


    posted to Cedar Street Times on March 6, 2009

    Topics: Green

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