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City Introduces Stormwater Master Plan

St. Petersburg, FL. (Feb. 2020) - The City of St. Petersburg is working to improve stormwater, flooding and sea level rise with the development of the Stormwater Master Plan.

The three-year plan is dividing into two phases:

  • Phase 1: Identify areas of concern by collecting data from multiple sources including existing databases, computer models, field surveys and public input
  • Phase 2: Design drainage system improvements to enable effective long-term stormwater management and sea level rise resiliency

St. Pete residents can help inform the plan by identifying regions that are impacted by flooding the most. Input can be submitted at seeclickfix.com/st-petersburg under the Flooding category through May 2020.

Residents are invited to learn more from City staff at the following public meetings:

Wednesday April 15, 6-7:30 p.m.
Lake Vista Center
1401 62nd Ave. S.

Thursday April 16, 6-7:30 p.m.
J. W. Cate Center
5801 22nd Ave. N. 

Wednesday April 22, 6-7:30 p.m.
Roberts Center
1246 50th Ave. N. 

Thursday April 23, 6-7:30 p.m.
Childs Park Center
4301 13th Ave. S. 

Find more information at stpete.org/StormwaterMasterPlan or by calling 727-893-7019.

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