Where does stormwater go if it runs off of impervious surfaces and doesn’t soak into the ground?
Stormwater flows directly into the stormwater system, picking up everything in its path. It goes untreated to our creeks and streams, which lead to either the Catawba or South Fork River.

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1. What is stormwater?
2. Where does stormwater go if it runs off of impervious surfaces and doesn’t soak into the ground?
3. Why is there a stormwater fee?
4. How is the stormwater fee assessed?
5. What is the stormwater fee used for?
6. Why can’t I just put it in the storm drain, it’s treated because it’s part of the sewer right?
7. Why are the storm drain(s) on my street not draining?
8. I live outside the City Limits. Does the City do any stormwater work outside City Limits?
9. What can I do to keep areas of my yard from washing away or eroding?
10. Why do I have a sinkhole in my yard?