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Posted on: October 12, 2021

Stormwater Awareness Week October 17-23

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Because urban stormwater runoff is a threat to water quality in our community, the City of Canal Winchester joins Franklin Soil and Water Conservation District and communities across central Ohio to officially support and recognize the week of October 17-23, 2021, as Stormwater Awareness Week.

Stormwater Awareness Week highlights the importance of understanding how the cumulative impacts of our decisions impact water quality, stream corridors, and flooding.  While rainwater is great for lawns and gardens, it can be dangerous for streams and rivers.  Pollution left on roadways, sidewalks, driveways, and parking lots drains directly to our streams and rivers.  Stormwater can push common household items into local waterways, threatening our environment and clean drinking water.  Stormwater Awareness Week is a great opportunity to take a small action, such as picking up trash in your neighborhood or planting a tree, to improve water quality and reduce stormwater runoff.

For more information on programs and resources for stormwater education and conservation visit and 

Canal Winchester City Council recently passed Resolution No. 21-014 in support of Stormwater Awareness Week.

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