IN Shaler Summer 2017 - Page 50

Downspout Disconnection: Keep Rain Out Of The Storm Drain! Did you know approximately 1,200 gallons of water flow from a single house (~2,000 sq ft) during a 1 inch rainfall? That is a significant amount of water going down the storm sewer system into our streams! Disconnecting a roof drain is a simple and low maintenance alternative that directs stormwater away from storm sewers and promotes infiltration. Directing downspouts onto a