Stormwater Management

Responsibilities


  • Repairs and maintains the village system to assure stormwater drainage
  • Complies with federal and state standards
  • Improves stormwater runoff quality
  • Protects Village receiving water bodies

Facilities


  • 10 retention basins
  • 125 miles of mains and culverts
  • 4300 catch basins / inlets
  • 2000 manholes

WDNR Permit to Discharge Under the Wisconsin Pollutant Discharge Elimination System


The Village of Menomonee Falls has applied and been granted the NR216 WPDES Storm Water Permit. This permit regulates discharges from Menomonee River watershed municipalities storm sewer systems that may consist of runoff from rain events or snow melt and fluids from spills or illicit connections. The permit requirements are intended to restore and maintain the chemical, physical, and biological integrity of waters of the state through management and treatment of urban stormwater runoff.