Kirkland’s Stormwater Utility ensures the proper maintenance and operation of all public and private drainage systems within the city. These drainage systems are constantly evolving as new development and redevelopment occurs. Per the 2014 Surface Water Master Plan, Kirkland's Stormwater Utility is responsible for; 427 miles of pipes and culverts, 24,995 catch basins, 1,102 detention tanks and vaullts, 36 miles of stream, 3 large lakes, and over 400 acres of wetland.
- What is Stormwater? - Information on what stormwater is and how the City of Kirkland manages stormwater issues.
- Stormwater Master Plan - A 10-year plan that sets the priorities for the Stormwater Utility based on the need to protect and improve the health of stream and lakes in our community.
- NPDES Stormwater Permit - Kirkland is required to have a National Pollution Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) Phase II Municipal Stormwater Permit under the federal Clean Water Act.
- Stormwater Utility Rate - Information on how the stormwater utility fee is calculated.
- 2018 Stormwater Management Program Plan - Draft Copy (PDF) - Information regarding Kirkland's compliance with NPDES Stormwater Permit. Please submit comments on DRAFT plan by March 8, 2018. Comments may be submitted via email at email@example.com or via mail at City of Kirkland - Surface Water Department, 123 5th Ave, Kirkland WA 98033.
- Stormwater Grant Projects - Information about current and completed stormwater grant projects.