The Environmental Services Division is responsible for:
Water Resources: The Water Resources section is responsible for implementing the City's National Pollutant Discharge Elimination Systems (NPDES) stormwater discharge permit, coordinating the City's Endangered Species Act response and implementing the Stormwater Facilities Master Plan in conjunction with the Engineering Division.
Sewer & Drainage (Wastewater & Stormwater): The Sewer & Drainage section handles local sewer user and stormwater rates and Systems Development Charges (SDCs).
Industrial Pretreatment: The Industrial Pretreatment section regulates Significant Industrial Users (SIUs) of the regional wastewater system through permits and administers the Pollution Management Practice programs.
Administration for the Metropolitan Wastewater Management Commission: The City of Springfield provides Metropolitan Wastewater Management Commission (MWMC) administration, including: legal and risk management services; financial management and accounting; budget and rate development; billing and customer service; public information, education, and citizen involvement programs. Springfield also provides long-range capital planning, and design and construction management. For more information visit the MWMC website.
The Environmental Services Division promotes and protects the public's health, safety, and welfare by providing professional leadership in the protection of the local environment, responsive service to our customers, and effective administration of the Regional Wastewater Program.