Resident information on Storm Water Pollution
To view the Village of Patchogue's 2010 MS4 Annual Report, please Click here.
To view the Village of Patchogue's 2011 MS4 Annual Report, please Click here.
To view the Village of Patchogue's 2012 MS4 Annual Report, please Click here.
To view our Stormwater Brochure entitled "After The Storm", Click here.
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What is storm water pollution?
Anything that gets in the path of a raindrop becomes storm water pollution. Another name for storm water
pollution is non-point source pollution.
How is storm water pollution a problem?
Every time it rains, storm water is carried directly to our surface waters. That means that means storm water
pollution can have detrimental effects to creeks, lakes, ponds, rivers and the oceans into which drains.
What types of pollutants are in storm water pollution?
Storm water can carry sediment, trash, automotive fluids like used oil and antifreeze, grass clippings, leaves, yard waste,
excess fertilizers, animal waste, pesticides and anything else that gets in the way.
What can citizens do to prevent storm water pollution?
There are several things citizens can do to prevent storm water pollution.