Catch Basins

catch_basinThe Department of Public Infrastructure, Wastewater Division is responsible for the repairs and maintenance of the surface drain systems that collect storm water during rain events. The Division cleans and jet washes on a regular schedule the 70 miles of storm water collection system and 3,800 catch basins throughout the community. The Divisions aggressive preventive maintenance program within this system and surpass has enabled the City to minimize street flooding and CSO activity. This effort is key to the City’s obligations in meeting minimum control criteria established in the Clean Water Act, CSO Policy.