Stormwater Department

What we do:

Stormwater crews work to mitigate flooding, maintain environmental water quality and safety for residents and visitors to St. Petersburg

Stormwater Focus:

  • Storm drainage system
  • Lakes, ditches and landscaping maintenance
  • Street sweeping

Average Days to Close for Work Orders

Stormwater crews are currently monitoring the time it takes to complete and close out work orders. The trouble categories are currently being refined to better reflect the nature of repair issues. In the near future, there will be a reduction in the number of trouble categories to better monitor the work being done. The chart below can be filtered by date.

Spotlight on Potholes

Depressions in the roadway are often caused by pipe joint and connection failures in the storm drain system. The typical depression repair involves cutting the roadway, exposing the pipe and repairing or replacing as necessary. This shows only the work performed by Stormwater crews. Complete restoration of the roadway will be completed by the Pavement Division

Quick Closure of Street Sweeping Emergency Requests

Street sweeping is an ongoing maintenance activity completed every three months for residential streets and every month for main roads. Crews are able to respond quickly to emergency service requests -- as the following chart shows. 

Street Sweeping Zones

These are the 12 Street Sweeping Zones for the City of St. Petersburg. Neighborhoods are swept on a rotating basis. As of now residential streets are swept four times a year and main/feeder roads are swept on a monthly basis.

Flooding reports for the last 2 weeks

The below map is updated in real time from StatMap. Click here to open StatMap to explore further.

Current Recreational Water Quality

The City of St. Petersburg Environment Compliance Division tests recreational waters throughout the city on an ongoing basis. The stormwater system's primary goal is to keep that water as healthy as possible. This is done by educating citizens, maintaining and cleaning the stormwater system and enforcement of illicit discharges. The interactive map below details weekly, monthly and as-needed sampling events. Click on icons to get test results.