Goals & Programs

Stormwater systemOUR GOALS

  • Complete inventory of the county’s stormwater infrastructure and maintain a Geographic Information System database of the infrastructure.
  • Complete watershed management studies for the county including the creation and adoption of current flood maps for each watershed.
  • Educate the public about stormwater, the effects of stormwater pollution, ways to improve stormwater quality, and floodplain management.
  • Maximize division funding by partnering with the Southwest Florida Water Management District in their cooperative funding program.
  • Perform stormwater maintenance with in-house or contracted maintenance crews.
  • Prepare and submit annual reports to comply with the National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System permit.
  • Promptly respond to all citizens’ requests.
  • Provide the plans, specifications and engineering services for the Best Management Practices as recommended in the watershed studies, and promote their development and implementation.