IDDE 2022 Continued

Street trash floats to our streams. We need to do better to prevent this from happening.

3 Street trash in creek

We are thankful for volunteers who give their time to clean up stream pollution. If you are interested in walking Opelika streams with us each January, contact Engineering at 705-5454.

4 Clean creek after volunteers cleanup

We see the entire spectrum of potential stream pollution. 

5 cooking oil running down road

Opelika uses commercial labs and chemical reagent kits to graph stream pollutants and bacteria.

6 employee testing stream water

A customer must have informed the home store of a paint spill in the parking lot. The store properly treated the spill using sand.

7 Paint spill on the roadway

This type of fertilizer carries harmful bacteria. 

8 Pet waste in yard