Municipalities and Elected Officials.

Leading development of policies to ensure clean water.

Salt Lake County Stormwater Coalition, is a coalition comprised of interested municipalities and officials within Salt Lake County who want to work towards common goals in maintaining and regulating stormwater quality.

Participating in upholding the Municipal Separate Storm Sewer System Permit Program (MS4 Permit Program). Specific water quality standards have to be maintained and are mandated by the federal government.

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VIDEO RESOURCES For Elected Officials and Community Leaders:

Why is Stormwater Quality Important for Your Community? From our colleagues at Tippecanoe County, Indiana Partnership for Water Quality.

The Clean Water Act Municipal Separate Storm Sewer System or "MS4" program requires regulated communities to implement an overall stormwater quality program. Completed in 2016, this 8 minute video features MS4 communities' experienced, elected officials giving their advice and recommendations on why the MS4 program is important and explaining how it helps them with their duties.

Partnerships between local governments, business owners and community can help keep Stormwater clean! Here’s an update from our friends in Clark County, Washington, which serves as an introduction to stormwater and how we can protect the health of waterways and reduce the risk of flooding. The single greatest source of urban water pollution isn’t industrial waste; it’s the storm water that runs off roofs, roads, parking lots and other hard surfaces.

Master Water Stewards are making a difference for clean water and habitat in their communities. See how two Master Water Stewards rallied a group of neighbors in Northeast Minneapolis to fill a median with deep-rooted native plants. Visit https://masterwaterstewards.org/ to get involved.