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New Hope Borough News

Posted on: March 7, 2023

Be Smart: Manage Runoff from Spring and Summer Storms

During a storm, asphalt parking lots, concrete pavements and ordinary grass lawns allow rain water to move quickly, eroding soil and hardscaping as it rushes to the river. Stormwater runoff carries oil, litter, chemicals and debris into our waterways, and is the source of many problems for homeowners, like lawn ponding and basement flooding.

Working together, there are many steps we can take to slow the flow of stormwater and increase its safe absorption into the ground.

Follow the simple tips below, and read more on the Borough's Stormwater Management page!

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