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Marion hosts Regional Meeting to Discuss Stormwater Runoff and Water Quality

Post Date:05/05/2017 2:28 PM

stormwater meetingOn April 13, the City of Marion Engineering Department hosted a meeting at Lowe Park for stormwater officials from the Iowa Department of Natural Resources and cities designated by IDNR as MS4 (Municipal Separate Storm Sewer Systems) in eastern Iowa.

The objective was to promote a working relationship that will enable MS4 cities and the Iowa DNR to effectively and consistently implement programs for the National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) and the IDNR General Permit #2 for Construction Activities. Nearly 50 representatives from the Iowa DNR, eastern Iowa cities, utility companies and the development community attended the meeting to discuss policies for reducing stormwater runoff and improving water quality.

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