This is a series of articles showcasing how citizens’ everyday actions can help safeguard water quality.

Become a water-miser

Successful vegetable and flower gardeners have six strategies that save you time, energy and water.

Clean Water is Up to You

Compost your scraps

Up to 95 percent of waste that could be composted ends up in landfills instead.

Plant native!

Create a native habitat

Whatever the size of your garden, using native plants makes sense, and not just for water quality.

Ditch the grease

Put your septic system on a fat-free diet to help the watershed – and yourself!

Please pass on the salt

Snow-melting salt used in winter can seep into watershed all year long.