What is Stormwater?

Stormwater is the water which falls as precipitation, which is mostly rain in this area. This water runs off driveways, sidewalks, roofs, and streets and does not soak into the ground. Stormwater can pick up debris, chemicals, dirt, and other pollutants and flow directly into a storm sewer which discharges into streams, rivers, and wetlands. Stormwater is NOT treated like household sewage. Anything that enters a storm sewer system is discharged untreated the same water bodies we use for swimming, fishing, and drinking water supply.

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