Monday, November 11, 2013

Help Keep Leaves Out of the Streets

What do leaves in the streets have to do with algae in the lakes? Rainfall and storm water that run through streets and gutters leach phosphorus from fallen leaves and carry the nutrient-rich "tea" down the storm drains and straight to the lakes. Phosphorus is the nutrients that drives algae growth; so let's do our part to stop leaf litter leaching! Click on the link to read more about what you can do to help!

Clean Lakes Alliance