STormwater Outreach for Regional Municipalities (STORM)

STORM is a regional organization promoting stormwater quality education within the greater Phoenix metropolitan area. STORM uses a multimedia approach targeting audiences through radio, television, special events, and providing permit information to the general public and the regulated community.

Latest News

Flash Flooding

Many of you may be aware of the flash flooding that hit US89A between Marble Canyon and House Rock Valley on August 9th. The rain total was between 1.3 and 1.7 inches in 15-20 minutes and is an estimated 200 year event. The really large (trailer-size) boulders in some of the photos were washed down to the culverts from House Rock Valley which is about 1.5 miles upstream. Some of these were actually pushed up onto the road surface when they met the culverts.
Source: David Zimmerman, ADOT Historic Preservation

View the embedded image gallery online at:
http://www.azstorm.org/#sigProIdd3c28f080f

Clear Protection for Clean Water

Today, in an historic step for the protection of clean water, EPA and the U.S. Army finalized a rule under the Clean Water Act to more clearly protect the streams and wetlands that form the foundation of the nation’s water resources.

Clean water and water ecology are topics of special interest to many environmental educators. Students of all ages understand the importance of clean water in their own lives. Local watersheds provide opportunities to connect students to nature.

Learn more about protecting clean water with these resources.

Visit the website.

Use social media, new videos and graphics to spark your students' interest.

Explore an interactive map on local drinking water.

Find more water education resources for your classroom.

Events

Tres Rios Nature Festival
03/05/16 9am - 3pm

Tres Rios Nature Festival
03/06/16 9am - 3pm

AZ Stormwater Summit 2016
05/03/16

Glendale’s Surviving the Summer Festival
Fountain Park 67851 N. Sunset Blvd, Glendale
06/03/16

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Contacts

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To contact a member or report a problem within your community, click on the appropriate link below.

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Washing Your Vehicle
Detergents, cleansers, and solvents used while washing your vehicle can cause stormwater pollution...
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Vehicle Maintenance
For do-it-yourselfers, performing car maintenance at your home is a good way to keep busy and save money...
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Construction Permits
Stormwater discharges associated with construction activities can cause physical, chemical, and biological...
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