Minimum Control Measure 1- Public Education

Distributing educational materials and performing outreach to inform citizens about the impacts polluted stormwater runoff discharges can have on water quality.

Minimum Control Measure 2- Public Involvement

Providing opportunities for citizens to participate in program development and implementation, including effectively publicizing public hearings and/or encouraging citizen representatives on a stormwater management panel.

Program elements for MCM 1 Public Education and Outreach and MCM 2 Public Participation and Involvement include:

  • Message Development
  • Target Audience
  • Message Packaging
  • Distribution Mechanism
  • Evaluation Methods
  • Public Participation Activities

Resources

CRWP Presentations/Speakers Bureau

Newsletter Articles

Living in Harmony with Your Yard – More Life with Less Lawn (MS Word version)

Living in Harmony with Your Yard – More Life with Less Lawn (PDF version)

Sensible Salting Article

Rake It or Leave It Article

"Green" Lawn / Healthy Environment (pdf 1.08MB)

Life at the Water's Edge Fact Sheets

Make Your Home the Solution to Stormwater Pollution Brochure (pdf 700KB)

After the Storm Brochure (pdf 2.77MB)

Rain Garden Manual for Homeowners (pdf 2.9MB)

Recipes For A Healthy Chagrin River (pdf 2.7MB)

Take the Storm Water Runnoff Challenge (crossword, pdf 1MB)