Does runoff effect our community?

According to the EPA, "a typical city block generates more than 5 times more runoff than a woodland area of the same size." Not only is there more runoff from developed areas, but there is also a significant increase in both the amount and variety of pollutants in that runoff.

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1. What can you do about illicit discharges?
2. What Is runoff?
3. Why is runoff a problem? Why should I care?
4. Does runoff effect our community?
5. What can I do about runoff?