Rights: V.Nikolaienko, 123RF Ltd  Published 11 December 2017 Size: 250 KB

If you’re cleaning the car, do it on the lawn so detergents can filter through the lawn and soil before they enter the waterways. Another great tip is to disconnect your downpipe when you clean your roof. This will prevent chemicals entering stormwater drains and streams.

Acknowledgement: V.Nikolaienko, 123RF Ltd