Harmful Impact of Stormwater Runoff
Stormwater can pick up debris, chemicals, dirt, and other pollutants and flow into a storm sewer system or directly to a lake, stream, river, wetland, or coastal water. Anything that enters a storm sewer system is discharged untreated into the water bodies we use for swimming, fishing, and providing drinking water.
The City’s goal with the Public Education and Outreach program is to inform the residents of Morro Bay of the impacts of Stormwater runoff on our creeks, bay and ocean. The City has created several brochures to help “get the word out” about stormwater. Check out our brochures below for different tips.