Soil and Sediment Erosion

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Soil, dirt, and gravel are among the many common stormwater pollutants that can degrade water quality.  Stormwater runoff from property often contain large amounts of soil and dirt when they leave your property.  This material cause blockages of pipe and cause flooding.  Soil and dirt can also harm aquatic life by clogging the gills of fish, blocking light transmission, lowering water temperatures, and inhibiting photosynthesis.

 

 

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If you would like to report a water quality concern, have questions about our program, or would like additional information call the County Stormwater hotline at:

1(888) 846-0800

or e-mail us at watersheds@sdcounty.ca.gov