The Storm Drainage System does not include any treatment system. So, any litter, sediment or pollution on the ground has a potential of getting washed into the storm drain and into our rivers.
City of Longmont Programs
- Keep It Clean Cause We're All Downstream-Learn how you can "Keep It Clean" and reduce water pollution
- Construction Activity Permits- Stormwater discharges from construction sites and grading are covered under the Construction Activity Permits. If a Construction Permit is required, it must be obtained prior to any on-site construction activity.
- Storm Drainage
- Prohibited Discharges- The storm drainage system is designed to accept only storm water and snow melt. But, pollution has the ability to enter storm drains, too.
In addition to our drinking water, our watershed provides homes to wildlife and amenities to residents. Find out how the City of Longmont monitors and protects the watershed.