Welcome to the Storm Water Management Program Website
By managing storm water discharges from developments and redevelopments within its boundaries, the City of Milwaukee seeks to reduce the amount of polluted runoff that enters the local waterways. The Storm Water Management Program (SWMP) reviews and approves storm water management plans submitted as required by Chapter 120 of the City of Milwaukee Code of Ordinances.
What Can You Do To Help?
Please explore the SWMP site to find information on storm water Pollution Prevention, Management Plans, Erosion Control and many downloadable documents to provide additional information.
Help keep clean water out of the combined sewer
Storm water pollution prevention is everyone's responsibility. Obtain additional information about storm water prevention below:
Obtain additional information about storm water management plans:
Green Infrastructure Plans
Obtain additional information about green infrastructure plans:
City of Milwaukee Stormwater Management Charge
After a Green Infrastructure (GI) Plan is approved, a written recertification must be submitted every five (5) years. This recertification verifies that the green infrastructure is operating as originally designed and is being actively maintained as outlined in the maintenance plan and WDNR Post-Construction Technical Standards.