Storm Water Management

Quick Facts

Decaying leaves and organic materials in the storm drain increase bacteria and mosquito production and decrease oxygen essential for fish life.

Did You Know?

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!