Dixie Clean Storm Water Coalition Mission Statement:
The Dixie Clean Storm Water Coalition’s Mission Statement is to: “Reduce storm water pollution in local streams and rivers through public education and outreach, and collaboration of policies and standards to implement pollution control measures”.
2017 RSI Course Schedule:
- March 22 & 23
- June 21 & 22
- September 20 & 21
- December 20 & 21
RSI Courses will continue to be taught by me at our AGC Office on a quarterly basis, here in St. George. To register for the RSI Course, contact the Utah Chapter of the APWA at the following:
I look forward to having you in my next course.
Ken Bricker, MS, RSI
2nd Tuesday of every month at 1:30 pm at City Hall in Ivins
The City of St. George uses complianceGO for its Stormwater Management Software. For more information contact Ken Bricker, St. George City Engineering Division, 627-4125.
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Stormwater is the water from rain, snow and sleet that travels down our gutters into the storm drain. Stormwater starts off clean. Stormwater flows DIRECTLY into our rivers, lakes and streams. It is almost never treated. So everything stormwater collects from the land surface, roadways, sidewalks, parking lots, construction sites, business parks, etc., is carried to gutters, stormdrains, canals, drainageways, and finally ends up in our local rivers and streams ~ UNTREATED! It is estimated that more than one-half of the pollution in our nations waterways comes from stormwater runoff.
Do you know how to prevent Storm Water Pollution?
Storm waters flow directly to the Virgin River with NO treatment. Degradation of storm water is a serious problem for wildlife dependent on our waterways and for the people who live near streams or use them for recreation.
The following are some common sources of contaminates in storm runoff:
- Spilled oil, fuel and fluids from vehicles and heavy equipment
- Construction silt and debris
- Landscape runoff containing pesticides or weed killers
- Materials such as paint products that people pour or spill into a street or storm drain
If you suspect anything that is other than Clean Stormwater being placed into or found within the City of St. George Storm Water Conveyance System, please call our 24-hour Storm Water Contamination Reporting Hot Line:
(435)627-4020 or (435)627-4835
Stay on the line, speak slowly and clearly as you make your report to the City Dispatcher.
Items that constitute an illicit discharge may include:
- Leaf litter
- Industrial waste
- Petroleum products
- Animal waste
- Commercial car wash flow