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Hingham Public Works

Posted on: May 29, 2019

[ARCHIVED] You're Not Just Fertilizing the Lawn!

Your are not just fertilizing your lawn photo

The DPW would like to share some simple steps that you can take to protect our waterways.

While fertilizers are good for plants, they're not so good for water quality. Fertilizers get washed down the street where they enter storm drains and enter our local waterways. In rivers, ponds, and streams, fertilizers are pollutants that harm fish and wildlife, can cause smelly algae blooms, and can even affect our drinking water. Learn more about stormwater and the simple steps that you can take to protect our waterways at

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