In October 2014, the City of Mobile received a new National Pollutant Discharge Elimination Systems (NPDES) Permit for its storm water program. As required by this new NPDES Permit, the City has initiated an effort to routinely update its Storm Water Management Program (SWMP) Plan. The SWMP Plan describes the activities performed by the City to help improve the quality of storm water discharged from the storm sewer system. The link below will provide you with an Adobe Acrobat version of the 2019 DRAFT SWMP Plan.
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The area where rain falls and is collected is known as a watershed. Currently, the Mobile city limits intersect sixteen (16) watersheds or drainage basins including Bayou Sara, Bon Secour Bay (Mobile Bay), Deer River, Eightmile Creek, Fowl River, Grand Bay, Gunnison Creek, Halls Mill Creek, Hamilton Creek – Big Creek, Lower Chasaw Creek, Lower Dog River, Miller Creek, Pierce Creek-Big Creek, Tensaw-Apalachee River, Three Mile Creek, and Upper Dog River. See Mobile's watershed map to find which watershed you live in!