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Stormwater Management in New Orleans: PSA
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Stormwater is water that originates during precipitation events and snow/ice melt. Stormwater can soak into the soil (infiltrate), be held on the surface and evaporate, or runoff and end up in nearby rivers, lakes, or other water bodies (surface water).

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Best Management Practices
Information related to stormater pollution prevention best management practices and permit requirements.
Law Enforcement
Information related to Plumbing Code, Permits and Stormwater Enforcement Response.
Stormwater Resources
Educational information for the general public regarding stormwater, discharge, and the storm drain system.
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