Learn how to use stormwater, how stormwater gets polluted and what we can do to reduce its impacts on the environment.
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Stormwater is surface run-off from rain and storms that enters our drains. It contains pollutants such as chemicals, leaves and litter.
When polluted, stormwater can be a risk to human health and the environment. It’s important to understand and manage stormwater and the stormwater drainage system.
Reviewed 26 November 2019