The purpose of the Stormwater Utility is to protect the natural environment from the impacts of stormwater runoff by properly maintaining the City stormwater system and implementing the City’s stormwater management plan. For information regarding billing, forms, etc. please see the Utilities Clerk page.
To view 2010 Accomplishments, see the 2010 Accomplishments page
“Have you hired a carpet cleaner, painter or pressure washer in the past 2 years, or plan to in the near future? We want to hear from you. We need to learn more about what is important to you when hiring these types of businesses to come to your home.
Please take this online survey. The survey will take about 5 minutes to complete.
TAKE THE SURVEY
If you have any questions about this survey, please feel free to contact Ben Parrish with the City of Covington at (253) 480-2465.
Thank you in advance for your participation.”
Approved Final Stormwater Report - Posted 11/24/15
2016 Update Stormwater Management Program Plan - Posted 11/24/15
Draft 2014 Lake Sawyer Water Quality Report - Posted 08/14/15
2015 DOE Annual Report - Posted 05/11/16
2014 DOE Annual Report- Posted 03/27/15
2015 Stormwater Management Program Plan
2012 DOE Annual Report - Posted 04/09/2013
2012 Priority Outfalls Survey - Posted 03/19/2013
Environmental Management Plan for Street Waste
2011 DOE Annual Report - Posted 03/30/2012
Water Quality and Yard Care information
Department of Ecology - Stormwater Manual
Volume I - Minimum Technical Requirements and Site Planning
Volume II - Construction Stormwater Pollution Prevention
Volume III - Hydrologic Analysis and Flow Control Design/BMPs
Volume IV - Source Control BMPs
Volume V - Runoff Treatment BMPs
Illicit Discharge and Spills Form
Stormwater Pollution Information
2010 DOE Annual Report
2009 Annual DOE Stormwater Report
Stormwater Comprehensive Plan
Stormwater rate will be billed per month to each parcel of real property within the City. The rate is based on service charges for the stormwater and surface water management utility. For property owners within the city limits, not receiving water and sewer service from the City, Stormwater will be billed monthly. (Click here to read about where your payment for Stormwater goes).
|Monthly Stormwater Charge:
||$16.00 per ERU
|All Others Based on Impervious Surface (exempting gravel)
The City of Black Diamond, in accordance with the Department of Ecology Phase II Stormwater Permits has a 24-hour hotline for reporting discharges and spills.
24-hour Hotline: 9-1-1.
This hotline is for reporting releases or spills such as paint, fuel or oil spills, illegal dumping, muddy water, or an unknown chemical being discharged into the City’s stormwater system and/or into lakes/streams.
When reporting discharges and spills, you will need to leave (if known) the name(s) and address(es) of the owner and operator of the site, the location of the site (street address, and latitude/longitude if available); the hazardous substances released and their location (latitude/longitude if available); and your contact name and number (contact information will be kept confidential).
Thanks for doing your part to keep the
City of Black Diamond clean and beautiful!