3 Tips to Manage Stormwater Runoff Effectively

Stormwater runoff refers to precipitation that doesn’t soak into hard, impervious surfaces. It flows over rooftops, driveways and sidewalks and into drainage systems, which then empty into nearby bodies of water. As a homeowner, you must be aware of how you can manage stormwater runoff, as failure to do so can cause localized flooding, gather sediment and pollutants that may end up in natural waterways, and prevent the refilling of groundwater sources.