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Take steps to improve Richmond’s water quality from your own backyard

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RICHMOND, Va - You can make a difference for the environment in your own backyard, and save on your metered water bill at the same time! Become a 'River Hero Home' participant, like Rick McCormick, and help prevent damaging run-off and pollution from your backyard. Michelle Kokellis, Watershed Restoration Project Manager for the James River Association talks through the steps you can take toward making your home more environmentally friendly. For more information visit and