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Stormwater Management
Participation
The Town of Tonawanda is classified by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Phase II rule as an operator of a small municipal separate storm sewer systems (MS4s) based on our population and urban character. Subsequently, we are required to develop and implement a stormwater management program. Here in Western New York, similar communities have formed a WNY Stormwater Coalition which is coordinated by the Erie County Department of Environment and Planning, Environmental Compliance division.

The coalition works together in the WNY community to share resources and reduce the negative impacts of stormwater pollution.

Quick Facts
  • MS4 Name: Town of Tonawanda
  • Located in County of: Erie
  • General Permit Number: NYR20A468

  • Type II 24 Hour Storm Event Summary
    Town of Tonawanda, NY is 11,990 acres

    Rainfall Event Precipitation (In) Water Volume (CF) MGallons No. of AFC Pools*
    1 year 2.10 91,399,770 684 1,046
    10 year 3.50 152,332,950 1,139 1,744
    100 year 4.90 213,266,130 1,595 2,442

    * Aquatic Center Main Pool Volume = 653,340 gallons

    Stormwater Permit Review & Construction Inspection Fees

    Resources
    Contact
    David T. Decker
    Senior Engineer Assistant / Stormwater Management Officer

    2919 Delaware Ave.
    Municipal Building, Room 20
    Kenmore, NY  14217

    Ph: (716) 877-8805
    Fx: (716) 871-8841


    Stormwater Brochures and Manuals
    More Information
    If you have any questions regarding the Stormwater Phase II Program or would like to comment on the information provided, please contact David Decker at (716) 877-8805.


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