Storm Water Management & Drainage Design Criteria

Federal Clean Water Act Phase II

Phase II of the Federal Clean Water Act required that all small municipal separate storm sewer systems (MS4), such as the City of Vermillion, implement and follow a MS4 Storm Water Management Program.

The program is required to contain the following measures:

  • Construction Site Storm Water Runoff Control
  • Illicit Discharge Detection and Elimination
  • Pollution Prevention and Good Housekeeping for Municipal Operations
  • Post-Construction Storm Water Management
  • Public Education and Outreach
  • Public Participation and Involvement

Water Management Programs

The City's Engineering office is responsible for the design of storm sewers and for the implementation of the City's Storm Water Management Program.

Storm Water Discharges

To report an illicit discharge into the storm sewer system please call 605-677-7050 or email the City of Vermillion.