The Healthy Waters Program is an outreach program within the Stormwater Division of the City of Oak Ridge Public Works Department. The program aims to educate the community on how to enhance the quality of our local waterways, address water quantity issues in our city and enrich natural habitat in our urban area.


Stormwater Department Welcomes New AmeriCorps Members

The City of Oak Ridge Stormwater Management Department welcomes two AmeriCorps members to our community. In partnership with Knoxville-Knox County Community Action Committee (CAC), our department welcomes Ellen Comeau and Erin Kelbly as the City’s first AmeriCorps members. Ellen and E
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TNSA 2015 East Tennessee Development Symposium – Call for Presentations!

You are invited to submit a proposal to share your experience and expertise with colleagues in the development profession at the 2015 TNSA East Tennessee Development Symposium. Others will benefit from your experience while you make a valuable contribution to the profession. Our goal
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2015 Oak Ridge Earth Day gears up for another big year

  Oak Ridge, TN – Keep Anderson County Beautiful (KACB) will be hosting the eighth annual Earth Day festival in Oak Ridge on April 25th from 11 AM to 4 PM at A.K. Bissell Park (Oak Ridge Turnpike and Tulane Rd.). East Tennesseans living in or around Oak Ridge are invited to parti
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NPDES & MS4 History

The Stormwater NPDES program has been implemented in two phases. Phase I was designed for medium and large Municipal Separate Storm Sewer Systems (MS4s) and industry, and Phase II is designed to focus on stormwater discharges from small MS4s. Locally, the DOE facilities fell under the Phase I requirements and currently maintain a single NPDES permit which includes stormwater discharges.