What is a stormwater drainage system?
A stormwater drainage system is a conveyance network of catch basins, curb inlets, yard inlets, pipes, swales and culverts that transports water away from roads and property. Stormwater travels through the conveyance system which consists of storm pipe, swales and ditches and is then discharged into streams, rivers, lakes, ponds, and wetlands.

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1. What is a watershed?
2. What is a stormwater drainage system?
3. How can stormwater be a problem?
4. What are the fish painted on my storm drain?
5. Whom should I contact for assistance with a drainage concern?
6. What is being done to protect local water quality?