Pollution Prevention

Storm Water Plan - Pollution Prevention

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The Storm Water Management Plan is jointly managed by the Planning Department and Highway Department.

How You Can Help

Many household chemicals used everyday may be toxic to creeks and streams. The United States Environmental Protection Agency estimates that the average household in the United States generates 20 pounds of hazardous waste from their households every year.

If you need to dispose of household hazardous materials, please contact the Rapid City Solid Waste Division at 605-355-3496.

Common Hazardous Wastes Found in the Home

  • Automotive
    • Antifreeze
    • Batteries
    • Brake Fluid
    • Degreasers
    • Fuel
  • Home Improvement
    • Cleaners
    • Glues
    • Paint, Paint Stripper and Paint Thinner
    • Sealers
    • Tar
    • Varnish
  • Household Items
    • Aerosol Products
    • Batteries
    • Drain Cleaner
    • Fluorescent Lights
    • Mothballs
    • Solvents
    • Thermometers (with mercury)