What is storm water runoff?

Storm water runoff occurs when precipitation from rain or snowmelt flows over the ground. Impervious surfaces like driveways, sidewalks, and streets prevent storm water from naturally soaking into the ground.

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1. What is storm water runoff?
2. Why is storm water runoff a problem?
3. What are the effects of storm water pollution?
4. How can we prevent storm water pollution?
5. How do fertilizers and pesticides affect storm water pollution?
6. What should I do when maintaining my vehicle to prevent pollution?
7. How should I maintain my septic system to prevent storm water pollution?
8. Can pet waste contribute to storm water pollution?
9. What residential landscaping changes can I make to prevent pollution caused by storm water runoff?