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Storm Water Management 

What is Storm Water?
Storm water is rain, snow, hail, and sleet. At the USU main campus/innovation campus storm water flows to the Cutler Reservoir, neighboring canals, sumps, and swales. Remember! Storm Water does not flow to the sewer system on campus, and only clean water can go down the storm drain! 

Storm Water can become polluted:
Storm Water in general starts off clean and free from toxins and debris. As storm water travels on roads, sidewalks, and parking lots it can pick up debris and chemicals that can potentially contaminate our surroundings.


Storm Water Management Program:
Utah State University is a small municipal separate storm water sewer system (MS4). A permit following the submittal of our plan was issued in September of 2018. The Utah State University Storm Water Management Plan can be found at the following link: Utah State University Storm Water Management Plan.


Tips for keeping our streams clean!

  • Do not conduct vehicle maintenance in a parking lot.
  • Clean up drips and leaks promptly.
  • All oils, including food oils are an environmental hazard.
  • Tightly close containers when you are not using them.
  • Put litter in its place.

Emergency Spills and Illicit discharge:

Please contact us for any spills or illegal dumping.

  • Hotline 435-797-3535
  • After Hours Emergency 435-797-1939

Contact Us:

For Customer Service call
(435) 797-3535

For emergencies please call
(435) 797-1939

Water Quality Engineer:
Jamie Hart
Phone: (435) 797-3729

Program Coordinator:
Matthew Payne
Phone: (435) 797-4122