Our water our world

Our Water Our World is an award-winning partnership between city- and county-based water pollution prevention agencies and garden centers and hardware stores that sell pest control products. We focus on less-toxic, eco-friendly products and techniques because many common pesticides are harmful to sensitive species and ecosystems when they reach local creeks, bays, and the ocean. Find out more about pesticides and water quality. Read our criteria for identifying less-toxic products.

Since 1999, local government agencies have supported the program, which includes