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Download Storm Water Quality, HHW Brochures, the Currents Newsletter and the most recent Annual Report

Harris County Brochures

SWIM Brochure - English
dog waste
SWIM Brochure (English) (Spanish)- PDF 6MB
Pet Waste - PDF 4.6MB
Recycle Quick Guide
lawn care
Recycle Quick Guide (English, Spanish ) - PDF 1.45MB
Lawn Care - PDF 6MB
Recipes - Less Toxic Alternatives - (English) (Spanish) - PDF 170KB
Paint: The Household Paint Planner Brochure (English) (Spanish) - PDF 4MB
Septic System Brochure (English) (Spanish) - PDF 5MB
Commercial Paint Brochure (English) (Spanish)
PDF 1.62MB
Houston Chronicle Fall 08 Insert (English) (Spanish) - PDF 2MB
Houston Chronicle Spring 09/10 Insert (English) (Spanish) - PDF 6MB
Houston Chronicle Spring 11 insert  
Houston Chronicle Spring 11 Insert
(English) - PDF  5MB
Professional Brochure (English) (Spanish)
PDF 1.50MB
General Brochure (English) (Spanish) - PDF 1.58MB

Tip Sheet Beach - PDF 6.5MB
Tip Sheet Flood - PDF 9.5MB
Power Washing  - PDF 3MB
Green Infrastructure EcoSuperheroes
Residential Green Infrastructure Guide - PDF 2MB Coloring Book:  Living green with the Eco-Superheroes - PDF 408KB
Restaurant Brochure  
Restaurants - Storm Water Best Management Practices (English) (Spanish) - PDF 2MB  


City of Houston Brochures

Crime Stoppers Illegal Dumping - English
Crime Stoppers Illegal Dumping (English) (Spanish)- PDF 1MB
HPD 3 Fold - PDF 1MB
StormWater Quality
Quality of Life Central Southwest


Additional Outreach Material

Utility Bill Insert - PDF 97KB

Utility Bill Insert Opt. 2 - PDF 3.5MB

Lawn Care Payment Envelope - PDF 157KB

Currents Newsletters

Currents Newsletter Winter 2009

Currents Mar. 2009 Vol. 15 - PDF 551KB

Currents Dec. 2008 Vol. 14 - PDF 1.43MB

Currents Sep. 2008 Vol. 13 - PDF 495KB

Currents Jun. 2008 Vol. 12 - PDF 528KB

Currents Jan. 2008 Vol. 10 - PDF 1.32MB

Currents Mar. 2007 Vol. 9 - PDF 1MB

Currents Dec. 2006 Vol. 8 - PDF 728KB

Currents Sep. 2006 Vol. 7 - PDF 668KB

Currents Jun. 2006 Vol. 6 - PDF 751KB

Currents Mar. 2006 Vol. 5 - PDF 774KB

Currents Dec. 2005 Vol. 4 - PDF 739KB

Currents Sep. 2005 Vol. 3 - PDF 914KB

Currents Jun. 2005 Vol. 2 - PDF 1MB

SWQS Newsletter Mar 2005 Vol. 1 - PDF 1.6MB

Annual Reports

Annual Report Five: August 1, 2002 - July 31, 2003 - PDF, 828KB

Annual Report Six: August 1, 2003 - July 31, 2004 - PDF, 15.6MB

Annual Report Seven: August 1, 2004 - July 31, 2005 - PDF, 21.9MB

Annual Report Eight: August 1, 2005 - July 31, 2006 - PDF, 129MB

Annual Report Nine: August 1, 2006 - July 31, 2007 - PDF, 187MB

Annual Report Ten: August 1, 2007 - July 31, 2008 - PDF, 197MB

Annual Report Eleven: August 1, 2008 – July 31, 2009 – PDF, 341MB

Annual Report Twelve: August 1, 2009 – July 31, 2010 – PDF, 300MB

Annual Report Thirteen: August 1, 2010 – July 31, 2011 – PDF, 267MB

Annual Report Fourteen: August 1, 2011 - July 31, 2012 - PDF, 144MB

Annual Report Fifteen: August 1, 2012 - July 31, 2013 - PDF, 137MB

Annual Report Sixteen: August 1, 2013 - July 31, 2014 - PDF, 89.1MB

Annual Report Seventeen: August 1, 2014 - July 31, 2015 - PDF, 67.3MB



Guidance Manuals

Construction Handbook (PDF, 11MB) Email Your Questions!

TxDOT Stormwater Management Guidelines for Construction Activities

Stormwater Quality Management Guidance Manual (PDF, 5.4MB)

Minimum Design Criteria for Certain Best Management Practices for Storm Water Runoff Treatment Options (PDF, 2.6MB)

Example Storm Water Quality Management Plan (SWQMP) (PDF, 3.1MB)
This sample document provides information to assist in the preparation of an SWQMP as required by City of Houston Ordinance No. 2001-800, Sec. 47-651 and Harris County Regulation for Storm Water Quality Management Part B, Section 2. (Posted Date - July 2003)

City of Houston Ordinance

Ordinance Relating to the Reduction of Pollutants in Storm Water Runoff and the Effective Prohibition of Non-Storm Water Discharges to the Storm Sewer System. Effective date October 1, 2001.

City of Houston Ordinance (PDF, 233KB)

City of Houston Forms

How to Renew Your Annual Storm Water Quality Operating Permit (PDF, 76KB)

City of Houston SWQMP Application for Permit (PDF, 124KB)

City of Houston SWQMP Owner's Affidavit - Original Certification (PDF, 337KB)

City of Houston SWQMP Owner's Affidavit - Annual Renewal (PDF, 271KB)

City of Houston SWQMP Post Construction Certification - Original Certification (PDF, 255KB)

City of Houston SWQMP Post Construction Certification - Annual Renewal (PDF, 79KB)

Storm Water Quality Structural Control Bond (PDF, 394KB)

Notice of Storm Water Quality Requirements (PDF, 446KB)

City of Houston SWQMP Executive Summary Example (PDF, 36KB)

City of Houston SWQMP New Permit Application Check List (PDF, 18KB)

Harris County, Texas Regulations

Harris County Storm Water Quality Management Regulations and Documentation
Effective date September 1, 2016 (originally approved by commissioner's court on August 21, 2001, amended on September 25, 2001 and April 13, 2004, April 19, 2011, and August 9, 2016)

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