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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Shelley Road – Green Infrastructure

The City of Lancaster continues to implement its progressive 2011 Green Infrastructure Plan – essentially an early roadmap intended to guide stormwater management improvements and environmental initiatives which result in more livable, sustainable neighborhoods.  Such neighborhoods extend from the original … Continue reading

Free Trees for City Residents

To register for a free street or yard tree on-line click here, and toggle to the bottom.  Deadline for spring planting is February 28, 2019.        

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