Lancaster, you can help Save It!
Lancaster City needs to save 750 million gallons of water annually from entering its combined sewer system – that’s the system that collects wastewater from your home as well as rainwater. 

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Water Heroes

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Baby Steps:

I've got 5 minutes,
What can I do?

  • Take a shower instead of a bath
  • Turn off water while brushing teeth
  • Tell your friends!

Big Steps:

I've got 5 hours,
What can I do?

  • Install a rain barrel
  • Plant a native tree
  • Disconnect your downspouts

Giant Steps:

I've got 5 days,
What can I do?

  • Install a green roof
  • Set up a cistern
  • Plant a rain garden

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Winterizing Your Rain Barrel

The City Stormwater Bureau and SaveIt! would like to remind residents to winterize their rain barrels. It’s that time of year again! As we approach December, and the winter chill settles in for good, it is time to winterize your … Continue reading

Green Infrastructure Contractor Workshop

Tuesday November 17, 2015 The City of Lancaster, in cooperation with the Lancaster County Conservancy, will be offering a two-hour workshop for contractors to discuss the City’s green infrastructure program and the role the recently updated stormwater management fee credit … Continue reading

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