If you are an Indiana MS4, under 327 IAC 15-13 (Rule 13), you are required to submit to IDEM your Annual Report that provides an update on the progress that has been made in developing and implementing your local stormwater program. This update includes information on the following six Minimum Control Measures:
Drainage problems got your community underwater? Is your storm drainage system repair list like standing water- going no where? Stormwater Utilities create a funding source for your stormwater projects. You probably have questions, so we have compiled the top 10 FAQ's when it comes to stormwater utility formation.
When it rains, stormwater hits the ground and other hard surfaces. Since it cannot be absorbed by impervious surfaces, the water runs over the surface as stormwater runoff.
Stormwater runoff must be managed through a stormwater collection system (pipes, culverts, ditches, swales, inlets, curb and gutter, detention ponds) to prevent standing water and flooding.
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