Save the Dirt! (And Our Waterways)
The United States Environmental Protection Agency reports that “while natural erosion produces nearly 30 percent of the total sediment in the United States, accelerated erosion from human use of land accounts for the remaining 70 percent“. They also report that “Sediment pollution causes $16 billion in environmental damage annually”.It’s no wonder that sediment is the #1 pollutant of waterways throughout the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.
Join us as we discuss how you can keep your soil from running into our waterways when doing any earth moving related activities. You might even learn how to keep water cleaner, protect aquatic organisms, save taxpayer dollars, and preserve the soil on your own property.
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