Stormwater runoff is precipitation from rain or snowmelt that flows over the ground. As it flows, it can pick up debris, chemicals, dirt, and other pollutants and deposit them into a storm sewer system or waterbody.
Anything that enters a storm sewer system is discharged untreated into the waterbodies we use for swimming, fishing, and providing drinking water.
To keep the stormwater leaving your home or workplace clean, follow these simple guidelines:
The Village of Germantown Hill’s General NPDES Permit for Discharges from Small Municipal Separate Storm Sewer Systems can be viewed here:
Germantown Hills 2019 Permit
The Village encourages the public to learn more about storm water and different storm water management programs and would encourage the public to explore the following websites: