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Common Pollutants
Storm Drain Offenders
Toxic pollutants, whether from the home, from lawn and garden substances, or from vehicle runoff, can end up in the City's sewer system and contaminate the community's water table or its area oceans and beaches. The following is a list of common storm drain pollutants to be aware of:

Home Maintenance 
  • Detergents, cleaners, and solvents
  • Oil and latex paint
  • Outdoor trash and litter

Lawn and Garden 
  • Clippings, leaves, and soil debris
  • Fertilizer
  • Pet and animal waste
  • Pesticides, insecticides, and herbicides

Automobile 
  • Brake pad dust
  • Cleaning chemicals
  • Oil and grease
  • Radiator fluids and antifreeze

Helping keep toxic solutions and debris out of sewer systems is a task that is important to the health and well-being of our community. For more information about storm drain pollutants, contact us.

Placentia
401 East Chapman Avenue
Placentia, CA 92870
(714) 993-8117