Water Quality Guide: Recommended Pollution Control Practices for Homeowners and Small Farm Operators

Each of us, in our own way, impacts the quality of water in the watershed where we live. The cumulative effect of small acts of carelessness accounts for more than half the pollution in our water today. Can our actions make a difference? How can we be more aware and responsible as stewards of water?

 

Table of Contents

Preface
Introduction
Erosion Control
Pesticides and Herbicides
Septic Systems
Hazardous Materials
Pasture Management
Animal Waste Management
Woodlot Management
Stream Corridor Management
Common Questions
Contacts
Cleaning Alternatives
Septic Tank Record

Publication No. 87-30 (Revised) November 1994 (paper version)