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Stormwater Management


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Scarborough is working on ways to best manage drainage and stormwater within the community. The Technical Division’s stormwater management duties include:

  • Review and approval of drainage and stormwater design for new or re-development
  • Coordination with the Maine Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) on stormwater design review, approval and compliance
  • Administration and compliance with the stormwater and pollution requirements of the Federal Clean Water Act (as known as NPDES)
  • Drainage and stormwater maintenance and cleaning of public infrastructure
  • Drainage and stormwater improvements of public infrastructure as part of capital improvement projects
  • Stormwater and watershed planning, including exploring newer stormwater approaches, standards and stormwater planning on a watershed basis

Public Notice

The Town of Scarborough is a member of the Interlocal Stormwater Working Group (ISWG), a coalition of 14 municipalities and 2 higher education institutions, that collaborate to address polluted stormwater runoff in the region. ISWG meets on the third Thursday of every other month. If you wish to attend an upcoming meeting, please get in touch with the Cumberland County Soil and Water Conservation District to request meeting information.