What residents can do...
- Properly dispose of water from your property (rainwater, pool water, sump pumps, etc.)
- Clean up after your pets
- Use fertilizers, pesticides, and herbicides correctly
- Properly secure and store materials that could pollute stormwater
- Follow proper procedures for draining a pool if you have one
In addition, please monitor the stormwater facilities that you see or live near. If you see something that looks wrong or that is causing these facilities to be polluted or blocked, please fill out the ILLICIT DISCHARGE REPORT FORM and sent it to the Township or call the Township office at (717) 898.3100.
Examples of illicit discharges include:
Sediment leaving a construction site during a storm or being carried out onto the public road
Look for dirty/brown stormwater runoff
Spills (Chemical, Gas, Oil)
Look for a sheen, unusual smells, or colors
Illegal dumping activity into streams or stormwater facilities anything flowing into streams that shouldn't be
Dry weather flows from outfalls into streams (at least 72 hours after a storm)