What is a storm drain?
The storm drain is a pipe or swale designed to take stormwater from the streets, sidewalks, and residential and commercial properties, and conveys it to nearby retention ponds, creeks and streams. This “clear” stormwater is not treated at the wastewater treatment plant.

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1. What is a sump pump and why is it needed?
2. What is a sanitary sewer?
3. What is a storm drain?
4. How do I see if my sump pump is connected to the sanitary sewer?
5. How does a sump pump connected to the sanitary sewer cause problems in the wastewater conveyance and treatment system?
6. Are sump pump connections to the sanitary sewer system illegal?
7. What can I do with the clear water that was going into the sanitary sewer?
8. Who can I contact for additional information?