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
10 retention basins
125 miles of mains and culverts
4300 catch basins / inlets
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.
There are many opportunities to volunteer for water quality improvement activities and events.