Green Yards

GreenYardOutside in our yards, gardens and driveways, it is simple – to protect drinking water sources we need to use less water, create less runoff and ensure the runoff that we do create is as clean as possible.

You can easily achieve a green yard with this Greenscapes Guide.

To understand the evils of stormwater runoff, don’t miss Stormwater – Why Should We Care?

For car washing best practices, check out the RiverSafe Carwash campaign

Quick Fact:

Ontario now has a cosmetic pesticide ban to protect human health and the environment. Pesticides are no longer allowed on lawns, gardens, patios, driveways, cemeteries, parks and school yards.




Made possible through the support of the Government of Ontario

Mississippi-Rideau Source Protection Region
Rideau Valley Conservation Authority Office
3889 Rideau Valley Drive
P.O. Box 599
Manotick, ON K4M 1A5