Pledge to Preserve Water This Summer As Part of 'Know the Flow' Campaign

Pledge to Preserve Water This Summer As Part of 'Know the Flow' Campaign
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The U of A Division of Agriculture Cooperative Extension Service is partnering with the NWA Regional Planning Commission to promote proper stormwater management.

The Northwest Arkansas Stormwater Program seeks to inform and educate NWA communities on effective pollution prevention tactics, including the dangers and negative effects self-washing vehicles can have on the region's water system.

Those interested in participating in the program's "Know the Flow" campaign can pledge to utilize car wash businesses to wash their vehicle this summer. Water at car washes is filtered to wastewater treatment plants, a more responsible approach than washing a vehicle in a driveway or street where water, along with dirt, grease and soap, enters storm drains that distribute water to creeks and streams.

The program is supported by 17 Northwest Arkansas cities, along with Benton and Washington counties, to institute a regional approach to responsible handling of wastewater.

All who pledge through the "Know the Flow" program will be entered into a drawing for carwash services. More information can be found at


Kristen Crawley, county extension agent - Urban Stormwater

Drew Watzke, communications manager
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