New Stormwater Rules in Effect
The purpose of the WMO is prevent additional stormwater runoff, which carries pollution and contributes to combined sewer overflows and flooding, flowing into our sewers and streams. Our sewer system cannot handle the stormwater we already have and its antiquated design treats clean rain water like garbage. Critically, the WMO recognizes green infrastructure, which brings with it a myriad of other benefits. the same as gray infrastructure. Find out more about why it is essential and what else you need to know.