Municipal Separate Storm Sewer System (MS4) Permit
The Water Resources Engineering Division manages the City's Municipal Separate Storm Sewer System (MS4) Permit Program. The stormwater permit addresses stormwater quality with an emphasis on controlling and limiting pollutants to the City's drainage system through Best Management Practices (BMPs). Maintenance of the City of Colorado Springs' stormwater drainage is performed by the City's Operations and Maintenance Division. Crews perform a variety of tasks including cleaning of inlets, catch basins, and pipes and removal of debris from inlets, culverts, and channels. In addition, crews repair and stabilize stream banks.
MS4 Permit Annual Report
Prepared for the Colorado Department of Public Heath and Environment - Water Quality Control Division