Public Works Administration
2123 NW 111th St.
Clive, IA 50325-3755
Hours of Operation
Monday - Friday
7:00 am - 3:30 pm
Storm Water Management
In 2003, The City of Clive became a Small Municipal Separate
Storm Sewer System (MS4) under the State of Iowa Department of
Natural Resources (IDNR) National Pollutant Discharge Elimination
System (NPDES) general permit regulations.
This state regulation requires the City to establish its own
Stormwater Pollution Prevention and Management Program.
This permit is issued pursuant to the authority of section 402(b) of the
Clean Water Act (33 U.S. C. 1342(b), Iowa Code section 455B.174
and rule 567—64.13, Iowa Administrative Code.
Clive, Urbandale, West Des Moines, Waukee
Stormwater management fees were implemented August 1, 2005 and are billed monthly to all Clive customers. The stormwater management fees raise revenues to fund the City of Clive’s stormwater management program and facilities. This program brings the City into compliance with federal regulations and safeguards our community directly through improved inspection and maintenance of critical stormwater infrastructure and indirectly through public education and outreach programs. To learn more about stormwater management fees click here.
Anyone seeking information on stormwater, please contact either:
To report an illicit discharge call Public Works at 223-6231 or after hours call 222-3321..
IIDNR protocols provide our City with suitable guidelines to design a local program that address the IDNR's six Best Management Practices (or BMPs), which are also known as "control measures". These six BMP's are designed to reduce the discharge of pollutants from MS4s, to the maximum extent practicable, to protect water quality, and to satisfy the appropriate requirements of the Federal Clean Water Act. The six BMP categories are:
The watershed includes the communities of Clive, Dallas Center, Des Moines, Grimes, Ubandale, Waukee, West Des Moines, and Windsor Heights. To learn more about how Walnut Creek affects the City of Clive click here. To read more about urban storm water runoff click here
For information about local Walnut Creek flooding click Flooding