Chemical Storage

Water Quality Guide for Chemical Storage

  • Maintain an inventory of materials. Know what you have in your shop or yard.
  • Ensure all containers are in good condition and properly stored, labeled, and closed.
  • Label and track the recycling of waste materials.
  • Use precautions to avoid spills and clean them up promptly if they do happen.
  • Keep rags and absorbents on hand to clean up spills. Clean up without water if at all possible.
  • Sweep or dry mop frequently, especially outside.

*Information on this Web Page excerpted from City of Concord, Copyright 2019, and City of Winston-Salem, Copyright 2006-2020