Stormwater runoff is the biggest water quality problem facing the waterways of the United States. The Wake SWCD is working to protect Wake County’s land and water.
From the Garner-Cleveland Record and and News and Observer:
Tuesday, May. 22, 2012
School tackles environmental threat: $5,000 grant from Wake SWCD helps pay for stormwater project
GARNER When it rained, water rolled off the roof of Timber Drive Elementary School and washed over a small playground behind the building. Years of erosion killed the grass, leaving hard dirt as a play surface for kids.