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What is Stormwater Runoff? All You Need to Know

water runoff from an urban area, illustrating the concept of stormwater runoff and its impact on the environment

Stormwater runoff occurs when rain and snowmelt flow over impervious surfaces such as paved roads, sidewalks, and rooftops. When it rains, these developed areas don’t absorb the water, so it flows into nearby waterways or storm drains. Unfortunately, stormwater runoff can lead to flooding, erosion of stream banks, and increased pollutants being released into various […]