Palm Beach County National Pollutant Discharge
Elimination System (PBCO-NPDES)

Florida-Friendly Landscaping

Palm Beach County Solid Waste Authority: Household Hazardous Waste Program

Clean Water Act Basics

Debris can be harmful to wildlife

Nutrients (from leaves, grass, fertilizers, pesticides and herbicides) can lead to fish kills and excessive amounts of algae in the water

Bacteria (from pet waste and dead animals) can produce health concerns

Sediment can reduce the system's ability to handle potential flooding and adversely affect aquatic organizms

Chemicals, oils, and paints can be toxic to plants and animals