How Do I?
The City of Concord is working to protect our local streams from being damaged by stormwater pollution. When it rains, pollutants such as fertilizer, oil, grease and pet waste are picked up from the ground and carried into the nearest storm drain down the street. The storm drains are not connected to a treatment system, so everything that flows down the drain goes directly to the nearest water body.
You can make a difference and help us keep our local waters clean. As a visitor to this site you've already taken the first step – getting informed. Step two – get involved by doing one or more of the following:
While citizens, businesses and industry are working to prevent stormwater pollution, the City of Concord is busy doing the same. In 2005, we received a Phase II Stormwater permit that requires that we develop and implement a stormwater management program that includes the following measures:
There are many sources of stormwater pollution, including automotive fluids, brake dust, leaves, grass clippings, pet waste, cigarette butts, soil, and garbage. These materials are generated everyday and combine to create a sticky, stinky, unhealthy mess that contaminates our local waters.
City of Concord
P.O. Box 308
Concord, NC 28026
Alfred M. Brown Operations Center
635 Alfred Brown Jr Court SW
Concord, NC 28025
To contact Water Resources, please call 704-920-5342.