Stormwater Administration

The Stormwater Program staff within the Engineering Division performs these core tasks:
  1. Regulatory Compliance for the City's MS4 Program
  2. Project Management for City Capital Improvement Projects
  3. Technical Support for Public Works Operations maintenance and construction projects


Spring 2022 Activities

  1. 1
  2. 2
  3. 3
  4. 4
  5. 5
  6. 6
  7. 7

Spring Clean Up Sign Up!

Join us for our Annual Spring Clean Up on Saturday, April 22nd! What a perfect way to spend Earth Day 2023! We're looking for individuals, teams, youth groups, businesses, etc. to join us in cleaning up our community.

The clean up will take place from 9 am until about noon Saturday the 22nd. Cleanup locations will be decided upon number of volunteers.

Click the link below to sign up and receive more information:


Running out of activities for your kiddos? We've added a few stormwater related activities here for you!

Winter Watershed Crossword- Check out this fun crossword to do over winter break!

NASA's Climate Kids - explore for interesting info and activities about water, weather, energy and more!

LORAX Activity Book

Stormwater Terms Crossword

US EPA Activities interactive activities for grades K-12!


"How's My Waterway?" - Interested in the quality of your watershed? Check out this link to this EPA's resource!

Earth Day Quizzes! -Want to test your environmental knowledge? - Check out this link!

Pollution Tutorials - NOAA's National Ocean Service Education - Check out this link to learn about Point vs. Non-Point Source Pollution!

Pet Waste Station Map - Parks and Rec and the Stormwater Program have purchased and installed several Pet Waste Stations throughout the parks and locations within the city. Click here to view the map!

Latest Stormwater Related News:

*The South River Current is a new newsletter offering snapshots of various parts of our watershed community. Check out the latest and stay tuned for more!

January 2022 

February 2022

March 2022

April 2022 

May 2022

June 2022

July 2022

August 2022

September 2022

October 2022

Holiday Issue 2022

*Compost Bins - We have GeoBin Compost Bins for citizens. Please email us at if you are interested in a bin.


Video Picture

Click the picture above to tour the Wayne Hills Stormwater Detention Pond with Perry!

Follow the links below to explore the web pages for some of the organizations that made this project possible: 

Chesapeake Bay Foundation

VA Department of Forestry

VA Department of Conservation and Recreation

  1. What is an MS-4?
  2. What does this mean?
The City was designated in 2013 as a Municipal Separate Storm Sewer System because of the density of urban development within the City.