The purpose of this page is to provide residents, business owners, contractors and visitors to the area an educational opportunity to better understand the value of stormwater so we can best protect the water resources of the community. The stormwater page will highlight the efforts done by the City to provide stormwater management and provides a resource to developers and citizens for compliance with local, state and federal stormwater ordinances and laws.

City of Brainerd's MS4 Permit

Grass Along Mississippi River

Education & Outreach

Initiatives related to pollution prevention/good housekeeping activities


Funding is provided through the City's Storm Water Utility.

Storm Water Projects


City ordinances related to storm water:

Storm Water Management Plans

Best Management Practices

More Storm Water Information

Public Feedback

Public Comment & Complaint Procedure

The City would like feedback on its storm water ordinances, policies and SWPPP. If you have any questions, comments, complaints, or input on storm water related issues please give us a call at 218-828-2309, or email us.

Report Illicit Discharges

To report illegal dumping or illicit discharges into the storm sewer system, please call us at 218-828-2309 or email us.