Stormwater pollution comes from a multitude of sources. Below is a list from the Clean Water Education Partnership. Click on the pollutants to learn more about their impact on stormwater and what can be done to keep that pollutant out of the water system.
To gain insight on the mentality that was once in Aspen and to see just how far we've come, enjoy this newspaper article from 1893. Unfortunately this belief, though not nearly as foolish as detailed below, is still an ideal we need to be mindful of so Aspen can change for the better.