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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Water Heroes

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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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Help Fund Our Urban Canopy

NEWS FOR RELEASE – March 20th, 2017 New Community Tree Partnership Launches Crowdfunding Campaign to Plant City Trees A new partnership has sprouted up with the goal of planting more trees in Lancaster City and engaging residents in the process. … Continue reading

Lancaster wins National Environmental Achievement Award

Congratulations to the City of Lancaster, PA Government and especially the Director of Public Works, Charlotte Katzenmoyer!! The National Association of Clean Water Agencies (NACWA)¬†recognized the City with a National Environmental Achievement Award in Tampa, Florida. The City continues to … Continue reading

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