Is stormwater treated?

No. During a storm event, water runoff is carried by the City's storm drain, which drains to the Jordan River. Contaminated stormwater receives no treatment because of the sheer volume of runoff.

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1. Is stormwater treated?
2. Is there a difference between the stormwater system and the sanitary sewer system?
3. What are the effects of stormwater pollution?
4. What Should I do if I see someone littering in the storm drain or gutter?