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Did you know...

  • One cigarette butt pollutes 16 gallons of water.

  • Poorly maintained stormwater drainage allows trash to pollute our lakes.

  • Poorly maintained septic systems pollute our lakes.

  • On August 9, 2020, sewage pump station #3 failed and dumped 350,000 gallons of sewage into Lake Rowena. 

  • When a lake receives a poor water quality test, recreational use of that lake is not allowed.​

  • Harmful algal blooms can occur in polluted water, causing lack of oxygen and leading to fish kills.

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