Charlotte-Mecklenburg’s storm water programs are fee
Storm water management has evolved over time. Decades ago, the focus was on urban flood control funded by local property taxes. Now, storm water management also includes environmental protection, water resource enhancement, and regulations regarding both water quality and preventing flood losses.
Watch a video about what Storm Water Services does
. This video specifically refers to Charlotte. Procedures used by the six Towns and Mecklenburg County are similar but may not be identical to the City's.
View a summary of what Storm Water Services does.
Who does what? How Storm Water Services is organized.
Storm Water Services' projects can help reduce pollution, reduce flooding or both.
Before a stream restoration project in
The Hidden Valley project improved water
quality in Little Sugar Creek and temporarily
holds some floodwater.
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