City of Mesa


STORM Representative(s)

John Meyer, Environmental Programs Specialist
P.O. Box 1466
Mesa, AZ 85211-1466
(480) 644-6967

Report a Problem

To report a problem, contact the following departments/divisions below.

Environmental & Sustainability

www.mesaaz.gov/residents/environmental

  • Illicit discharges (including pool water) to storm sewer system (i.e. streets)
  • Illegal dumping
  • Standing water
  • Spill events

Transportation

www.mesaaz.gov/residents/transportation

  • Blocked storm drains
  • Spills on the Street
  • Street sweeping schedules

Other City Links

Stormwater page
www.mesaaz.gov/residents/environmental/stormwater

City Code
Storm Water Pollution Control, Title 8, Chapter 5
www.mesaaz.gov/home/showdocument?id=578

Hazardous Household Waste Events
www.mesaaz.gov/residents/solid-waste-trash-recycling-/trash-recycling-for-single-family-homes/household-hazardous-waste-program

Water Conservation Information
www.mesaaz.gov/conservation/

Code Compliance (e.g. green pools)
www.mesaaz.gov/residents/code-compliance

Solid Waste and Recycling
www.mesaaz.gov/residents/solid-waste-trash-recycling

Program Summary

When rain falls in the City of Mesa, runoff water is collected by many different types of inlets. The water is then routed via curbs/gutters, pipes, open channels and other conveyances to community retention basins, parks, local lakes and rivers and area floodways. The runoff does not go to a treatment plant.

The City of Mesa operates a municipal storm sewer system under a permit issued by the Arizona Department of Environmental Quality. That permit requires Mesa to implement a number of different programs called Best Management Practices (BMPs). Some of these BMPs include:

  • Retention Basin Maintenance
  • Storm Drain Maintenance
  • Street Sweeping
  • Spill Response
  • Household Hazardous Waste Collection
  • Public Education
  • Hazardous Materials Response
  • Oversight of Industrial Facilities
  • Support of Oil Recycling
  • Oversight of Construction Sites