Erie's most characteristic resource is the lake. The city and region are even named for it. This precious natural resource provides the water we need, the fish we eat, and countless hours of fun and relaxation. For all these reasons and more, Lake Erie needs our protection and not our harmful waste. To learn more about how to preserve our water, click on any of the topics below (or to the right on Desktop).

Delisting Presque Isle Bay

Diehl Elementary Students Lead Rain Barrel Project

Erie Rain Garden

Fish Consumption Advisories

Keep Pharmaceuticals Out of the Water

Protect Lake Erie

Rain Barrels

Septic System Workshops

Stormwater Runoff

Stream Restoration

Water Conservation


Water Testing