Did you know...
-most soapy water from driveway car washing ends up untreated in nearby lakes or rivers when it goes down storm drains
- using a commercial car wash ensures that public health and aquatic environments are protected from the harmful effects of dirty water entering storm sewers
-the grates on the roads are storm sewers and are meant only for rainwater or melted snow because they genrally flow directly to the nearest waterway
-the City of Toronto now has a SEWER USE BYLAW that prohibits driveway car washing
-the used water from professional car washes goes into the sanitary system which goes to a treatment plant