Where Does It Go

Keeping Stormwater clean is important.  Help us protect it.

Dallas' Stormwater Management Permit Renewal

The City of Dallas is permitted by the State of Texas to discharge from the storm sewer system into local creeks, streams, lakes, and the Trinity River. That permit has been recently renewed.  You can see what the City is doing to try to prevent pollution of the permitted discharge  (the City Stormwater Management Program or "SWMP") by viewing the annual report. If you have any questions, please send your comments to kevin.hurley@dallascityhall.com.

Stormwater Submittal Notice


At home pick up pet waste weekly, and on walks, pick it up as you go. Please help keep stormwater clean and bacteria free.

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Stormwater originates from percipitation(rainfall) and snow/ice melt. Stormwater can soak into the soil, be held on the surface and evaporate, or runoff and end up in our nearby streams, lakes and rivers.