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Stormwater is a term used to describe water that originates during precipitation events. Stormwater that does not soak into the ground becomes surface runoff which follows into waterways either directly or indirectly trough stormwater pipes and outlets. All stormwater ends up untreated in your local waterway. 

Responsible for maintenance, daily functions and management of Norfolk's stormwater systems

Structure Repair & Maintenance
Flood Gate Maintenance & Operations
Ditch Maintenance Stormwater Pump Station Maintenance
BMP Maintenance

Street Sweeping: 
Responsible for sweeping all streets with curb & gutter

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Environmental Regulatory: 
Responsible for managing Norfolk's stormwater discharge permit and supporting programs

VDPES MS4 2016 Chesapeake Bay TMDL Action Plan
MS4 Program Plan Elizabeth River TMDL Action Plan
FY18 MS4 Annual Report BMP Inspection (Construction and Post Construction)
FY17 MS4 Annual Report Environmental Code Enforcement

Responsible for water quality and water quantity projects city-wide

Flooding Studies/Projects Site Plan Review
Water Quality Studies/Projects Fill Permits

Education & Outreach: 
Responsible for educational campaigns and programs

Common Pollutants/Campaigns Bay Star Programs
School Programs Keep Norfolk Beautiful
Civic League Meetings  
Stormwater Fees:
Monthly fees paid for stormwater

Current Rates (ordinance)
Rate Reduction Program