Stormwater Utility

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Report a Spill, Sewer Problem, Drainage Problem, or Erosion and Sedimentation from Construction

Report a Concern


Emergency Spill Response Contacts

Incidental (minor) Discharge (less than 25 gallons)

Warsaw Stormwater Utility  (574) 372-9562


Non-incidental (major) Discharge (greater than 25 gallons)

Warsaw-Wayne Fire Territory  9-1-1

Kosciusko County Homeland Security & Emergency Management  (574) 371-2602

Warsaw Stormwater Utility  (574) 372-9562

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Responsibilities

Warsaw Stormwater Utility provides stormwater management activities for the City of Warsaw. The functions of the utility include:

  •  Planning
  • Engineering
  • Regulation
  • Permitting
  • Capital Improvements
  • Spill Response
  • Storm Pipe Maintenance
  • Drainage Improvements
  • MS4 Program Coordination
  • Eco Restoration
  • Erosion and Sedimentation Control

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MS4 Program

The MS4 (Municipal Separate Storm Sewer System) Program is required, permitted, and regulated by the state. MS4s are defined as a conveyance or system of conveyances that discharges to waters of the state that is designed or used to collect and convey stormwater. MS4 conveyances in urbanized areas have the greatest potential for polluted stormwater runoff. The goal for Stormwater Utility’s MS4 Program is to improve Warsaw’s water quality through education, coordination, and partnerships. To learn more about MS4s, click here.

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PUBLIC NOTIFICATION

The City of Warsaw (102 S. Buffalo Street, Warsaw, IN 46580-2801) intends to discharge stormwater into the:

Tippecanoe River-Ruple Ditch

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Tippecanoe River-Deeds Creek-Pike Lake

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Deeds Creek-Heeter Dt-Chapman Lakes

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Tippecanoe River-Huffer Ditch

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Walnut Creek-Eagle Creek/Center Lake

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Winona Lake-Peterson/Keefer Evans Ditches

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And is submitting a Notice of Intent to notify the Indiana Department of Environmental Management of the MS4 entity’s intent to comply with the requirements of the MS4 General Permit to discharge stormwater run-off.