What You Can Do

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The largest source of stormwater pollution in Melbourne is the general public. The most common pollutants are trash (fast food wrappers, cigarette butts and Styrofoam cups) and toxins (used from motor oil, anti-freeze, fertilizer, pesticides, sewage overflow, and pet waste).

We all have a role to play in improving the health of the Indian River Lagoon. View the pages in this section to find out what you can do to help:

Roof Runoff

Grass Clippings and Debris

Fertilizer Restrictions

Other Lawn Care Tips

Responsible Car Care

Household Cleaners and Chemicals

Home Repair and Improvements

Pick up Pet Waste

Do Not Litter

Swimming Pool and Spa

Septic Systems

Report Pollution



Call the Stormwater Hotline: (321) 608-7341