Media Release

New Environmental Best Management Practices Pamphlets

Thursday, October 1, 2009 1:30 PM

ALACHUA COUNTY, FL - The Alachua County Environmental Protection Department (ACEPD) and the Gainesville Clean Water Partnership have updated their nine Best Management Practices (BMP) pamphlets. The pamphlets are designed to clearly demonstrate how to prevent pollution from our homes and businesses from polluting our local water resources. The new BMPs include information on:

  • Landscaping and Lawn Care 
  • Swimming Pool Maintenance
  • Outdoor Car Washes 
  • Painters and Home Improvement Projects 
  • Pressure Washing 
  • Apartment Complexes 
  • Erosion and Sediment Control at Construction Sites 
  • Food Service Industry 
  • Laundry Services

To view the pamphlets click here, or call ACEPD at 352-264-6800.

For more information, contact Stacie Greco, Alachua County Environmental Protection Department at 352-264-6829 or email

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  • Mark Sexton
  • Communications & Legislative Affairs Director
  • Phone: 352-374-5204
  • Cell: 352-283-2317

If you have a disability and need an accommodation in order to participate in a County program, service or public meeting, please contact the Alachua County Equal Opportunity Office at 352-374-5275 at least 2 business days prior to the event. TTY users please call 711 (Florida Relay Service).