Current Status of the Stormwater Management Program

In August 2013, the Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation (TDEC) notified the City of Oak Ridge that the City meets the evaluation criteria for inclusion into the Phase II MS4 Program.  The City was required to fill out and return a  *Notice of Intent (NOI) for coverage under the General Phase II MS4 Permit by March 1, 2014.  City staff prepared and submitted the NOI on February 27, 2014.  TDEC issue a Notice of Coverage (NOC) on March 23, 2014.  The NPDES Tracking Number is TNS088366.

Oak Ridge City Council approved funding for the Stormwater Program for FY 2015.  City staff is currently working on the first year program tasks as identified in the NOI Year 1 milestones.  Web updates will be provided periodically on opportunities for citizen program input, public meetings and status of completing milestone tasks.

* Appendix to the NOI are not included, but can be viewed at the Public Works Department, Engineering Office.