The Storm Water Utility Division manages and controls the amount of effluents which are discharged into the City's storm water system. This division is responsible for maintaining storm water lines; installing catchment filter basins to reduce and eliminate polluted storm water run-off; complying with National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) permit requirements; and relieving flooding conditions.

Storm Water Management Master Plan 
The City is in the process of developing a new Citywide Storm Water Management Master Plan.  On August 17, 2012, the City's consultant CDM Smith presented a summary of their findings and recommendations.  Their sub-consultant Coastal Systems International, who developed the appendix on sea level rise, climate change and tidal boundary conditions also presented their findings and recommendations. 

Storm Water Management Master Plan - Presentation

Storm Water Management Master Plan - Presentation Video 

Storm Water Management Master Plan - Executive Summary