Storm Drain Stenciling - A Manual for Communities



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Texas Natural Resource Conservation Commission


This manual is a how-to guide for communities interested in starting a Storm Drain Stenciling Program to reduce nonpoint source pollution. It was developed by the Texas Natural Resource Conservation Commission's CLEAN TEXAS 2000 program under the pollution prevention grant from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). The manual covers a range of methods for labeling storm drain inlets and offers examples of programs operating in selected Texas cities. The Texas Natural Resource Conservation Commission (TNRCC) does not endorse one labeling approach over another, and the manual does not represent a complete catalog of programs in Texas. Its purpose is to give cities and community groups the tools to launch a successful citizen-education effort to reduce dumping and protect local water supplies.


33 pages; available for download at the link below.


nonpoint source pollution, storm drain signage, pollution prevention, water pollution, volunteer activities, environmental protection