Love Your Waterways this Valentine’s Day By February 12, 2019 Love your waterways on this Valentine's Day and everyday with these five quick tips! 1. Replace your single-use plastic convenience products with reusable bags, bottles, utensils, and more. Read more about our Plastic Pollution Prevention Campaign here. 2. Install a rain barrel on your property and redirect your downspouts. Click here to learn how. 3. Spring will be here before you know it. Use environmentally safe alternatives to pesticides and fertilizer. Chemicals in fertilizers contaminate our stormwater and waterways. Click here for our recommendations. 4. Volunteer at an upcoming cleanup. Click here for details. 5. Always pick up your pet’s waste. While this may seem harmless, pet excretion can contaminate our stormwater.