Storm Water Maintenance

About Storm  Water Maintenance
The department provides the following services on the storm water systems throughout the city:
  • Cleaning, televising, jetting of sewers on a regularly scheduled basis
  • Catch basin repair and new installation
  • Street sweeping to prevent infiltration
  • Replacement and installation of deteriorated residential driveway pipe

Please call the Department if you have concerns about storm water backup,
sink holes forming in the city right-of-way, and/or have questions relative to storm water.

 stoemwater graphic Importance of Keeping Storm Sewers Clear of Debris
Leaves, grass, and brush debris can cover inlets and block water from flowing into them. Materials of this nature entering the storm sewers decompose and deplete dissolved oxygen that aquatic life needs to survive. Grass and leaves also encourage algae growth.