Stormwater Services and Utility

The City’s stormwater program is a requirement established by the federal government’s Clean Water Act (CWA), which is dedicated to implementing broad-based watershed strategies to reduce water pollution.  The federal government requires the City of Asheville, and all similarly-sized U.S. cities, to create and maintain stormwater programs in an effort to restore and maintain the integrity of our nation’s waters by sharply reducing water pollution.

Other primary initiatives:

  • Reduce stormwater infrastructure failures which may cause property damage and loss of life
  • Reduce flooding on streets and private property
  • Reduce environmental degradation due to sedimentation, erosion and illicit discharge

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Stormwater Services Division

161 S. Charlotte Street, Asheville, NC  28801,

Second Floor

Mailing Address

PO Box 7148, Asheville, NC  28802

Business Hours

Monday-Thursday, 7:00 am – 5:30 p.m.

Interim Stormwater Division Manager

Amy Deyton, Assistant Public Works Director

Phone

828-232-4567

If you see emergency sediment, erosion or illicit discharge violations within the city limits during normal business hours 7:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. call 828-232-4567.  After normal business hours or on weekends and holidays, please contact our on-call duty officer at 828-251-1122.

Part of the Stormwater division’s mission is public education and outreach. To learn more or to request someone to speak to your group or organization call the Stormwater Quality Specialist at 828-259-5401 or click here for more information.

 

 


 

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