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Stormwater

brian herrick
stormwater manager

1805 NE 30th Avenue
Building 300
Ocala, FL 34470

Phone: (352) 629-CITY (2489)
Fax: (352) 351-6731

Office hours are 7 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Monday through Friday

 

The Stormwater Division provides regular maintenance of drainage retention areas and assists in the construction of certain new drainage retention areas.  Anyone with questions or concerns about drainage problems in their area are encouraged to telephone, fax or e-mail their concerns according to the information listed above.

Stormwater is also responsible for the proper management of stormwater through design, construction, regulatory and information management functions.

ESSENTIAL  FUNCTIONS:

Drainage Improvement projects: We design, oversee the construction of, and maintain new water retention areas and collections systems to alleviate historic drainage problems.

Water Quality Enhancement: We also design, oversee the construction of, and maintain systems, such as Lake Tuscawilla, that clean up stormwater before it discharges to underground water supplies.

Complaint Response: We evaluate and correct the drainage problems of city residents.

Development Regulations: Through the review of plans and calculations, we ensure that new development within the City properly manages the additional stormwater that it generates.

Information Management: We are helping to create a City-wide database of stormwater infrastructure to aide in construction, maintenance, and emergency response to floods, spills, etc

Stormwater Utility:  We manage a revenue-generating utility that enables funding of the above services.

FEMA Floodplain Management: providing information to citizens on current F.E.M.A  floodplain elevations, elevation certificates and remediation advice.