Storm Water Management


Storm Water Management plays an important role by monitoring storm drains for illegal discharges of pollutants that could make their way into public waterways. Storm Water Management is also responsible for working alongside citizens, contractors, and industry to ensure safe, effective drainage systems and clean, pollutant-free: creeks, rivers, and lakes.

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Report It!

Report suspicious discharge, trash or debris in storm drains, illegal dumping down a storm drain, in a ditch, etc. by calling 761-7670 Monday through Friday between 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. and 720-5000 on nights and weekends. 

Illegal pollutants include:

  • Grass clippings and yard waste
  • Lawn fertilizers
  • Paint, solvents, oil, and fuel
  • Cleaning supplies
  • Pet wastes
  • Pesticides

Community Involvement 

For more information on how to get involved, call 761-7670.

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Storm Water Management Plan

The City of Wichita Falls has developed a Storm Water Management Plan (SWMP) as required by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TECQ) Municipal Separate Storm Sewer System (MS4) Permit TXR040036. The SWMP outlines the goals, strategies, and programs formulated to improve water quality, addresses existing and future conflicts between flooding and development, as well as preserves and enhances valuable natural resources. The SWMP also describes the City’s responsibilities and authority regarding storm water management implementation, and provides detailed descriptions of storm water management Best Management Practices (BMPs).

Current five year Storm Water Management Plan