Storm Water Runoff & Pollution

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agencyhas thousands of employees that are trained and educated, scientists, engineers and environmental specialists. Their responsibilities are to protect human health and the natural environment; including air, water and land. The EPA website is loaded with information regarding pollution, safety practices, legislation and a special area for the kids.

Vernon Township's goal is to be in compliance with the EPA "National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System" and the "Clean Water Act." We have compiled information and procedures that can help reduce storm water pollution in our township.

For more information about reducing storm water pollution, consult the EPA, Lake County's Storm Water Management Commission, or the Solid Waste Agency of Lake County (SWALCO).