Stormwater Operations

The Stormwater Operations Branch (SWOB) oversees the daily performance of Houston’s critical drainage infrastructure delivering results through maintenance and rehabilitation projects in a timely and cost-effective manner for the community. The Branch provides planning, engineering & project management support services. Infrastructure supported includes storm sewer systems, roadside & off-road ditches, detention basins and stormwater pump stations. Stormwater Operations leads the implementation of green infrastructure in the City’s right-of-way and other sustainable & resilient practices in alignment with Resilient Houston and the Climate Action Plan. The community can report drainage related problems at the City’s 311 Help Line.

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