Stormwater Management Program


The City of Sugar Land’s Stormwater Management Program is committed to educating the public, contractors and developers on the stormwater system and regulations, while promoting environmental stewardship. As a vital element in the City of Sugar Land’s overall water resource management strategy, our mission is to efficiently implement a stormwater program that effectively addresses flood control and run-off quality issues while emphasizing the elimination of non-point source pollution.

Stormwater Management Plan

The City Stormwater Quality Management and Discharge Control Ordinance were adopted to comply with the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) Texas Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (TPDES) General Permit TXR04. This required the development of a Stormwater Management Plan (SWMP)  to protect water quality to the maximum extent practicable. Every five years, the SWMP is submitted to TCEQ as part of the TPDES permit renewal process. The City revises the contents of the SWMP yearly.

The MS4 General Permit required the SWMP to include six minimum control measures which are:


An annual report of activities conducted for the TPDES TXR04 permit is submitted to the TCEQ.

Report Stormwater Pollution

To report any stormwater issues contact 311