Stormwater Management

What can the public do to help with storm water management?

      Plant native trees and vegetation
      Volunteer for clean up or with an environmental organization
      Do not dump into the storm drains, these drains lead directly to our streams & lakes.
      Install a rain barrel at your rain spouts or direct downspouts to lawn areas
      Construct a rain garden

Click on the link below for more information:

Storm Water Management

Helpful hints

when it rains it drains

Only rain in the drain

Household Hazardous Waste

Prescription Drug Brochure

Septic tanks

    PA Department of Environmental Protection
Southeast Regional Office
2 East Main Street
Norristown, PA 19401
In case of environmental emergency, please call 610-655-4911 (24 hours)

http://www.depweb.state.pa.us/portal/server.pt/community/dep_home/5968

United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)    

https://www.epa.gov/environmental-topics/water-topics

                                        ILLICIT DISCHARGE TO STORMDRAINS

To help keep our local water bodies clear and clean you can do your part by helping the Ontelaunee Township identify illicit discharge or pollution entering the stormwater system

Things not to put down the storm drains are:   motor vehicle fluids, household hazardous waste, grass clippings and leaf litter and animal wastes

If you see anyone dumping something into a storm drain, please call 610-655-4911. This is a 24/7 number that you can call to report a violation.