Stormwater Program

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Jake Moore, Stormwater Specialist
515-239-5287
jmoore@city.ames.ia.us
 

Stormwater Program and Staff

Post Construction Ordinance

Stormwater Terms/Acronymns

  • MS-4: Municipal Separate Storm Sewer System
  • IDNR: Iowa Department of Natural Resources
  • SWPPP: Stormwater Pollution Prevention Plans
  • BMP: Best Management Practice 
  • COSESCO Permit: Construction Site Erosion and Sediment Control

Erosion and Sediment Control

Illicit Discharge.  Illicit discharges are illegal discharges to the storm sewer system and local water bodies. Please do not dump used oil, antifreeze, paint, pet waste, or other pollutants down the storm drain. Blow grass clippings back onto the lawn; sweep up fertilizer on streets, driveways, and sidewalks. Please report illegal dumping to the City immediately.  Illicit Discharge Ordinance

Community Involvement

Related Articles and Websites

Managing Stormwater in Iowa
Protecting Iowa Water Quality
Concrete Washout Information
Concrete and the Environment
Guide for Individual Building Sites