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Surface Water Programs
The mission of the City of Mukilteo Storm and Surface Water Utility is to maintain, operate and administer the Citys natural and developed storm and surface water conveyance systems. The Utility ensures that the natural and developed storm water systems operate effectively to protect water quality, enhance habitat, control flooding and comply with state and federal requirements.
Comprehensive Surface Water Management Plan Update
The City of Mukilteo is initiating a project to update its 2001 Stormwater Management Plan. Council adoption scheduled for September 21, 2015.
FAQ Storm/Surface Water Rates click here
Illicit Discharges or Spills? Call 425-263-8088
If you suspect an illicit discharge into the city's stormwater system please call
If the discharge is a hazardous material please call 911 first.
The following items are not to be discharged directly of indirectly into the storm system. Please be aware this is not a complete list:
Trash or debris
Washing of Fresh Concrete
Laundry wastes, soaps or detergents
Pesticides, herbicides or fertilizers
Chlorinated water or chlorine
Degreasers or solvents
Sediment, silt of sand
Acids or alkalis
Recreational vehicle wastes
National Pollution Discharge Elimination System (NPDES)
The rules, regulations, polices and operations standards that guide the SWMP primarily come from the Western Washington National Pollution Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) Phase II Municipal Stormwater Permit the utility operates under.
Annual Stormwater Management Program (SWMP)
Mukilteo has a Stormwater Management Program (SWMP), as required by the NPDES Permit. A SWMP is a written document to inform the public of the actions and activities the City will take to meet its NPDES Permit requirements for the upcoming year.
Stormwater Strategies Plan
The City of Mukilteo received a grant from the Washington State Department of Ecology, funded by National Estuary Program. The plan, analyzed watershed processes and identified and prioritized Low Impact Development (LID) opportunities throughout the city.
Stormwater Facilities Atlas
The City has a stormwater facilities atlas, for use as a preliminary planning tool. The atlas shows various stormwater features and the drainage network. The atlas is incomplete and is continually being updated as more information become available.
For additional information about Mukilteo's surface water programs, contact:
Surface Water Technician