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We all have a role in taking care of Puget Sound - what you can do
Puget Sound needs our help
Besides the 2,800 square miles of inland marine waters that make up the Sound, there are 549 streams, rivers and lakes across the Puget Sound region impaired by poor water quality.
Puget Sound faces many threats. More than 60 percent of water pollution comes from things like cars leaking oil; fertilizers and pesticides from farms, lawns and gardens; faulty and aging septic systems; pet waste; and fuel spills from recreational boaters.
Washington Waters â€“ Ours to Protect
Thousands of small, dispersed sources add up to a big pollution problem. Find out what you can do to help reduce stormwater pollution:
Water Conservation â€“ Be Water Smart, Not Water Short
Water is a valuable resource in Washington. Using our resources wisely will help us fill the needs of people, industries, businesses, and farms, while also keeping fish and other aquatic life alive and well. Puget Sound water users have diverse needs and goals; we must find a way to share limited, fluctuating supplies. Learn how to be water smart.
Green, Clean Boating
If you own a boat, you have responsibilities. Be a Clean, Green boater.
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