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Storm Water Services Volunteer Event - Storm Drain Marking

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Charlotte-Mecklenburg Storm Water Services

  • A group opportunity. Invite your friends.
  • 20 people are interested
CMSWS

Help us get one step closer to reaching our goal of marking all of the storm drains in the City of Charlotte and Mecklenburg County! Staff members will have a table set up at a set location for groups to pick up their supplies and drop off datasheets when you are done. Staff members will supply maps of locations nearby that need markers or you can travel to a your own location. Be a part of the solution to water pollution!

Due to COVID-19 precautions, we will have limited spaces for volunteers. Check this webpage to register: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/8050d4cadac2ba2fc1-volunthursdays

E-mail Ashley Smith (Ashley.Smith@MeckNC.gov) for questions about this event.

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About Charlotte-Mecklenburg Storm Water Services

Location:

2145 Suttle Avenue, Charlotte, NC 28211, US

Mission Statement

​​​​​​Established in the early 1990’s, Charlotte-Mecklenburg Storm Water Services is a joint municipal/county stormwater utility that includes Charlotte, the surrounding towns of Davidson, Cornelius, Huntersville, Matthews, Mint Hill and Pineville, and Mecklenburg County.

Description

Storm Water Services works year-round to manage the runoff from rainfall, reduce flooding, restore floodplains and protect the water quality of surface waters county-wide. We accomplish this by:

  • Increasing drainage capacity to meet growth and development demands

  • Repairing and replacing aging storm drainage infrastructure

  • Restoring severely eroded streams and floodplains to hold excess rain

  • Mapping floodplains to protect drainage capacity and manage floodplain development

  • Responding to residents who call 3-1-1 to report drainage and flooding problems

  • Monitoring surface waters for evidence of pollutants

  • Enforcing ordinances to protect surface waters

  • Educating residents about flood safety, pollution prevention and volunteer opportunities

Community
Environment

WHEN

Tue Oct 20, 2020
09:00 AM - 12:00 PM  

WHERE

2730 Randolph RoadCharlotte, NC 28207

(35.19734,-80.81468)
 

SKILLS

  • Environmental Education
  • Environmental Science

GOOD FOR

  • Kids
  • Teens
  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

N/A

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