Stormwater Management Toolkit from America’s Rivers

American Rivers has tools available to help public utility managers communicate about and assist them in fostering public support for collecting fees to upgrade and/or maintain water infrastructure.

The toolkit contains:

  • A stormwater utility overview and technical resources
  • A strategy for building public support for a stormwater utility
  • Sample outreach materials (Spanish versions available)
    • Draft press release
    • Social media posts
    • Website language
  • Tips for running successful public meetings
  • Sample stormwater utility ordinance language