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City of Griffin Stormwater

Mission
The City of Griffin Stormwater Division’s mission is to provide a comprehensive stormwater management program that will address infrastructure problems, enhance water quality, and improve the overall quality of life for our citizens.


Responsibilities
- Maintain the drainage infrastructure, which includes routine inspections, cleaning storm drain pipes and ditches, and repairing & installing drainage systems as needed.
- Oversee capital improvement projects
- Inspect new construction sites for compliance with erosion control and city development standards and monitor for illegal dumping & litter
- Supervise the planting and removal of trees within the City’s right of way
- Protect and improve the City’s surface water quality through pollution prevention and watershed improvement


Stormwater Awards:
2013 – “Watershed of the Year” Georgia Adopt-A-Stream Program GAEPD
2011 – CRS5 Rating 1st and only Rating in Georgia the National Floodplain Insurance Program FEMA
2010 – “MS4 NPDES Program of the Year” GAWP
2009 – “Stormwater Program of the Year for Education” GAWP
2009 – “Excellence in Floodplain Management Program” GAFM
2006 - “Outstanding Community Merit Award in Urban Forests” GUFC
2006 – “Bacterial Sources Tracking Innovation Award” NADO
2003 – “Excellence Award for Georgia’s First Stormwater Utility” APWA
2002 – Innovation Award for Georgia’s 1st Stormwater Utility” NADO
2001 – Caterpillar “Conservation Achievement Award”
2001 – Watershed Agency of the Year Award for Region IV USEPA
2001 – Award of Excellence USEPA for Constructed Wetlands – North Griffin Detention Pond
2001 – “Stormwater Management Agency of the Year Award” GWPCA
2000 – CEC Honor Award for North Griffin Detention Pond

Stormwater Contact

James Moore
Deputy Director
Email

100 South Hill Street
Griffin, GA 30223
Ph: (770) 229-6424
Fax: (678) 692-0390

P.O. Box T
Griffin, GA 30224

Hours
7:30 am – 4:30 pm
Monday – Friday

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Contact Numbers

Central Services: 770-229-6421
Customer Service: 770-229-6400
Environmental Hotline: 770-229-6625
Planning & Development: 770-233-4130
Police Department: 770-229-6450
Narcotics Tip Line: 678-692-0452
Public Works: 770-229-6603
For Power/Water Outages Call: 770-229-6425