Stormwater Services promotes stewardship of the lakes, creeks and drainage ways through Abilene, and works to maintain regulatory compliance with applicable federal, state, and local stormwater regulations.  The division performs inspections on Abilene’s construction sites and industrial facilities, educational outreach, and maintenance on the City’s Municipal Separate Storm System or MS4.

Save Our Waterways

 Links to Master Drainage Plan presented to City Council:

Stormwater Master Drainage Plan Final - Presented to Council October 25,2018

Stormwater Master Drainage Plan Draft - Presented to Council November 14th, 2017

Upcoming Events

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Stormwater Services Weekly Scheduled Projects

December 7 - 14, 2018

Creek Channel Maintenance

  • Catclaw Creek Between S. 5th & S. 7th
  • Big Elm Creek at S. 1st

Drainage Easement Maintenance

  • N. 1 st & S. 1 st , Victoria to Shelton
  • Griffith Rd Between Westheimer and E.N. 16 th
  • Maple between Hardison and Colony Hill Rd

Mowing/Tree Trimming

  • Catclaw Creek from S. 27 th to High Meadows
  • Catclaw Creek at Forest Hill Rd
  • Cedar Creek from Ambler North to Buck Creek
  • Meadow Dr, Beck Ave, Silver Oaks
  • Detention Pond:
    • Chimney Rock

Street Sweeping

  • S3 - Carl, Sunset, Sammons, S. 5th, S. 3rd, Russel, S. 2nd, Miller, S. 6th, Sewell, Portland
  • N1 - Capital, Congress, N. 9th , Wall, N. 3rd
  • Central Business District - Cedar, N. 7th, N. 6th, Plum, Ash, N. 4 th, N. 3rd, N. 2nd, Hickory
  • Arterials - N. 1 st, S. 11th

Stormwater Services Weekly Completed Projects

November 30 - December 7, 2018

Creek Channel Maintenance

  • Catclaw Creek at S. 7th
  • Cedar Creek at N Judge Ely
  • Big Elm Creek at Proctor

Drainage Easement Maintenance

  • N. 1st , S. 1st, Grape, Victoria and Jolly Rogers Rd
  • Craig St, Wagon Wheel, Forest Hill Rd low water Crossing
  • Sammons St low water crossing
  • Detention Pond:
    • Rio Mesa Detention pond

Mowing/Tree Trimming

  • Cedar Creek from S. 27 th to I-20
  • Button Willow Creek from Robertson to Woodlake
  • Trails End off FM 707, Hospital Dr and Directors Parkway
  • Bridges at Catclaw Creek from High Meadows to Vogel
  • Detention Ponds:
    • Phoenix/Bay Hill
    • Tuscany Trails

Street Sweeping

  • S3 - Willis, S. 7th, S.2 nd, Russel, S. 3rd, S. 5th
  • N1: Plaza, Harmony, Fulwiler
  • Central Business District - Ash, Plum, N. 1st, Cypress, Orange, N. 7th, Sycamore, Pecan
  • Arterials - Pioneer, Sayles, Buffalo Gap


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