By: Evan Kirk, UNC Environmental Finance Center
"Stormwater, or simply runoff, is precipitation that does not soak into the ground. Stormwater management involves controlling the quantity and quality of stormwater as it eventually enters waterways via ditches, culverts, and stormwater drains. Success stormwater management ensures public health and safety. Stormwater management programs may also be responsible for regulatory compliance, public education, and other requirements. It thus will come as no surprise that managing stormwater is expensive."
Continue reading this UNC Environmental Finance Center article outlining possible stormwater fee structures, and how these structures impact ratepayers.
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