Give a gift that matters: a donation in your friend's name. Determine the source of polluted water!  Typically, a  storm drain carries polluted street run-off

Test Water

4 water testing kits

    $28.00
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Problem

IDENTIFY THE HOT SPOTS Most coastal water pollution (84%) comes from urban runoff which enters the water via rivers, streams, and pipes. The obvious place to start a testing program is at rivermouths, lagoon openings and flowing storm drain pipes. Be sure you track the path of any pipe that you see entering the ocean. \

The Gift

Determine the source of polluted water! Typically, a storm drain carries polluted street run-off from multiple sources. Occasionally though, it may be connected to a toilet or septic tank from a beach house,or perhaps an industrial waste discharge outfall. It is critical to determine the upstream source of any pipe that empties at your beach. This will help you figure out how to reduce or stop the pollution flow. With the water testing kit our volunteers can identify the hot spots of pollution!