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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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!
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Big Steps:

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

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

Homeowners Guide to Stormwater BMP Maintenance Booklet – BCW has been working with Penn State to finalize a Homeowners Guide to Stormwater Best Management Practices (BMP) Maintenance Booklet funded by an EPA Chesapeake Bay Grant. This booklet aims to provide homeowners … Continue reading

Save It Residential Grant Program

The City of Lancaster and Lancaster County Conservancy in coordination with Lancaster Water Week are excited to announce the Save It Residential Grant Program.  To learn more about how you can qualify please click below. Save It! Residential Grant Application … Continue reading

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