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Pool Draining & Car Washing

Draining Pools and Spas
Draining swimming pools and spas to storm drains can pollute streams and creeks with copper, chlorine and other chemicals. Storm drains flow directly into our creeks and streams without treatment. Find out more about properly draining pools and spas at this link.

Washing Your Car at Home
Wash your car at the car wash or on your lawn to ensure that the soap and what you wash off your car doesn't end up in our watersheds. Learn more about what this soapy wastewater can contain and other measures you can take if you choose wash your car at home.