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Other Common Household Practices

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Other Common Household Practices

  1. Use environmentally friendly household cleaners instead of chemically based cleaners.
  2. Set the water level on your washing machine to match the load amount.
  3. Run the dishwasher when it is full and not partially full.
  4. Plant rain gardens around your home to catch storm water.  Click here to learn more at Rain Gardens of West Michigan.

Click here for a fact sheet on other things you can do at home to protect water quality.

This page last updated on 6/22/2007.
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