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Storm Water Annual Report 2015

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Fiscal Year 2014-2015 (General Permit Year 2) 

The City is currently covered under the State’s General Permit for Storm Water Discharges from Small Municipal Storm Sewer Systems (MS4s). The General Permit requires the City to develop and implement a comprehensive Storm Water Management Program (SWMP) to reduce the amount of pollutants discharged in urban runoff, and to improve and protect water quality. In February 2013, the State adopted a new General Permit for Storm Water Discharges from Small Municipal Storm Sewer Systems. The new General Permit became effective July 1st, 2013. The General Permit required a Guidance Document in lieu of the City's previous Storm Water Management Plan.

The Storm Water Annual Report provides an in depth summary of the City Storm Water Best Management Practices implementation. The City is required to submit a Storm Water Annual Report to the State Water Board by October 15th each year. The full report is also available on the State's permit database at

All links below are PDF format. 

Annual Report Summary and Supporting Documents

Annual BMP Summary Report FY 2014-2015

Annual Neary Lagoon Summary Report

City Facility Inventory Map 2015

Program Effectiveness Assessment and Improvement Plan 

TMDL Documentation

Joint Wasteload Allocation Attainment Plan for Watersheds of Santa Cruz County

2015 Waterborne Indicator Bacteria and Nutrient Monitoring Report for San Lorenzo River and Branciforte Creek

Post-Construction Requirements (PCR) Implementation Documentation

PCR Annual Report FY 2014-2015

Long-Term Operation & Maintenance Report FY 2014-15

Summary of Performance Requirement No. 1 Implementation