Stormwater Management Planning

 A recent approval of a Milwaukee River Basin TMDL (Total Maximum Daily Load) requires increased reduction of non-point source pollution by all area Municipal Separate Storm Sewer System (MS4) permit holders.   More than two hundred municipalities in Wisconsin that include cities, villages, towns and counties within urbanized areas are required to have MS4 permits under NR 216, Wis. Adm. Code  

The Village of Shorewood's discharge of stormwater is governed under a permit that is issued jointly to the seven North Shore communities (City of Glendale and Villages of Bayside, Brown Deer, Fox Point, River Hills, Shorewood and Whitefish Bay).The most recently issued version of the permit (2013-2018), Wisconsin Pollutant Discharge Elimination Systems Permit Number WI-S061565-2 (PDF) can be viewed here. The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (WDNR) is in the process of revising and reissuing this permit to incorporate the new TMDL guidance. 

The Village of Shorewood was awarded a grant from the WDNR to address TMDL requirements and provide updates to the Village's 1997 Stormwater Management Plan

Photo by Kathleen Duppler

Kathleen - Where Does it End on Woodburn St.

The 2020 Stormwater Management Plan is anticipated to be presented to the Village Board at its meeting on Monday, December 7, 2020. The DRAFT report and its appendices can be viewed or downloaded from the links below. The presentation to the Village Board can also be viewed below.

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Stormwater Management Plan (PDF)

Appendix A - Soils Data
Appendix B - Maps
Appendix C - TMDL Report Waste Load Allocations for Shorewood
Appendix D - Current North Shore WPDES permit
Appendix E - Construction Site Pollution Control
Appendix F - Post-Construction Stormwater Management Ordinance
Appendix G - Pollution Prevention SOP
Appendix H - Storm Sewer System Map 

Click to view 12/7/2020 Village Board presentation

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Click to view 9/3/19 Village Board presentation

Shorewood Stormwater Management Plan Update

For additional information regarding storm water regulation in Wisconsin, please visit the WDNR Stormwater Runoff Permits web page.