Cobb County Government

watershed stewardship - Healthy Stream Practices

Healthy Stream is a collection of fact sheets that provide specific practices to protect water quality and prevent pollution. Become a Community Partner for Healthy Streams by implementing these recommended measures.

SERIES #1 – HOUSEKEEPING PRACTICES
Fact Sheet 1.1 Storing Materials and Wastes
Fact Sheet 1.2 Preventing and Cleaning Up Spills
SERIES #2 – MAINTAINING ENGINEERED STORMWATER CONTROLS
Fact Sheet 2.1 Catch Basin Care
Fact Sheet 2.2 Maintaining Stormwater Management Systems
SERIES #3 – MAINTAINING EQUIPMENT AND VEHICLES
Fact Sheet 3.1 Storing and Maintaining Equipment and Vehicles
Fact Sheet 3.2 Washing Equipment and Vehicles
SERIES #4 – MAINTAINING BUILDINGS AND PAVEMENT
Fact Sheet 4.1 Outdoor Pressure Washing
Fact Sheet 4.2 Maintaining Building Facades
Fact Sheet 4.3 Maintaining Paved Areas
SERIES #5 – MAINTAINING LANDSCAPES
Fact Sheet 5.1 Maintaining Healthy Lawns, Shrubs and Trees
Fact Sheet 5.2 Using Fertilizer
Fact Sheet 5.3 Integrated Pest Management
Fact Sheet 5.4 Using Pesticides
SERIES #6 – SITE DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION
Fact Sheet 6.1 Designing Landscapes for Water Quality
Fact Sheet 6.2 Designing Stormwater Management Systems
Fact Sheet 6.3 Clearing and Grading Land
SERIES #7 – MANAGING WASTES
Fact Sheet 7.1 Minimizing Waste
Fact Sheet 7.2 Recycling
Fact Sheet 7.3 Waste Disposal
SERIES #8 – EDUCATION
Fact Sheet 8.1 Education and Community Leadership