What is Stormwater?

  • When it rains, water hits the grass, trees, roads and sidewalks.
  • When it hits the grass, the rain goes into the ground.
  • When it hits the sidewalks, roads and buildings, the rain runs into the street and becomes stormwater.
  • Stormwater runs down the street and into storm drains which flows into the rivers, lakes and streams.
  • Along the way it picks up Pollutants.

Stormwater Information