What Is Soil Erosion?
The wearing away of land surface by wind or water. Erosion occurs naturally from weather or runoff, but can be intensified by land-clearing practices related to farming, residential or industrial development, road building or timber cutting.

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1. Isn't stormwater runoff natural and harmless?
2. How can I get involved?
3. What kinds of pollutants are found in the stormwater system?
4. What is NPDES?
5. Does the City have to follow the same rules?
6. Is it okay to wash or sweep leaves, grass, soil, and/or other natural elements down the storm drain?
7. Why should I care about what goes down the storm drain?
8. What Is Soil Erosion?