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Pet Waste Stations
Get a free pet waste station for your community! Learn more at the Pet Waste Station webpage. Get yours before they're all gone!
Dismal Swamp Project
Hurricane Sandy recovery funds are helping the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service lead a water management project in the Great Dismal Swamp. The project is intended to help reduce the impact of floods and wildfire on not only wildlife in the swamp but on Chesapeake communities around the swamp. Learn more.
All About Stormwater
Stormwater Management Division
Out in the Field
- Pipe & Ditch Maintenance
- Cave in Repairs
- Pollution in Stormwater Runoff
- Stormwater Lakes and Ponds
- Detection of Illicit Discharges
- Street Sweeping
In the Community:
- Public Education
- Stormwater Utility Fee
- Best Management Practice (BMPs)
- Preventing Stormwater Pollution
- Soil Disposal Program
- The Chesapeake Stormwater Committee
- Stormwater Roadside Ditch Maintenance Brochure
- “After the Storm” Brochure
(Information on Preventing Stormwater Pollution)
- Dismal Swamp Canal Study
(Stormwater quantity and quality feasibility study)
- Watershed Studies, Reports & Maps
If you see a company or citizen dumping an illicit discharge down a catch basin, in a ditch, etc. please report it by calling 757-382-CITY (2489). Provide as much information as possible (license plate of car, what they appear to be dumping, etc.) and a stormwater employee will be dispatched to investigate the situation.