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Stormwater Maintenance

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Improving Water Quality and Minimizing Flooding

The Leon County Stormwater Maintenance Division provides services to citizens residing in the unincorporated areas of Leon County. Our goal is to protect citizens and the environment by improving water quality and minimizing flooding. To place a request for service, visit Citizens Connect.


The following services are provided to citizens in the unincorporated areas of Leon County to improve water quality and minimize flooding:

  • Respond to all stormwater service requests.
  • Inspect county stormwater systems for maintenance problems and ensure systems are functioning properly.
  • Mow or cut vegetation in stormwater systems including ditches, swales, treatment ponds, etc.
  • Remove silt (sand, mud, clay), trash or other debris from stormwater systems.
  • Repair or replace filter systems that do not function properly.
  • Repair other structures such as spillways, overflow pipes, concrete swales, etc.
  • Perform erosion control by replanting vegetation or other stabilization methods.
  • Remove non-native plants and maintain beneficial plants.
  • Provide educational services.

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