Stormwater

  1. What is Stormwater?
  2. Why Care?
  3. Humboldt Bay
  4. Storm Drains
Stormwater is rain that does not get absorbed into the ground, but flows into drainage systems that flow to creeks and rivers. Stormwater can also refer to any runoff that occurs from washing cars, power washing impervious surfaces, over watering of lawns and gardens, or other sources.
Storm Drain Pollution Brochure