Highlight: Our Lawns and Our Waterways
'P' or Phosphorus (on the Periodic Table of Elements) is very harmful to our waterways!
In Massachusetts, it's such a big problem that it's illegal to add any phosphorus fertilizer to your lawn without a soil test saying that it's needed.
Take the guesswork out of fertilizer application with the Fertilizer Calculator.
There is much to learn about Stormwater Management from resources on the Web. Here are a few websites of interest.
About Pollutants that Enter Stormwater
- Pathogens and bacteria (Pet waste)
- The Importance of Cleaning Up After your Pet
- The story behind "Poopgate"