Landscapers and Property Managers

Properly managing the areas around homes and rental units can have a significant impact on our water resources. To assist you in this effort, this site serves as a one-stop compilation of information garnered from a variety of sources.

If you have questions please do not hesitate to let us know by emailing or calling 304.292.8443.

A good place to begin is the EPA’s information on Low Impact Development. You can learn more here.

Yard Care Techniques

--Check out the EPA’s Greenscaping brochure here.

--Here is an excellent brochure on caring for lawns in environmentally friendly ways.

--Here are links to two YouTube videos on environmentally friendly ways to care for lawns—

Stormwater Runoff Reduction Techniques

  • Here is brochure containing a list of excellent ideas from the EPA.
  • It may also prove beneficial familiarize yourself with nonpoint source pollution. To learn more simply click here.

Safe Storage of Pesticides and Fertilizers

The EPA offers a guide that is useful to landscapers and pest control professionals.. You can download this brochure here.

Stormwater Pond Maintenance

The EPA offers considerable guidance on stormwater ponds in this brochure.

Carpet Cleaning

Here is MUB's site on managing waste from carpet cleaning.

Spill Prevention

Our brochure on spill prevention is available here.

Auto Repair and Maintenance

See our site on auto maintenance and repair here.

If you see a threat or potential threat to our water resources call 304-296-4322. And please don't forget to take our stormwater survey here.

Remember, avoiding a water contamination event is a lot less costly than cleaning up after one!