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Stormwater Management

The City of Newman's Stormwater Management believes education of the public is an effective means of developing long: term awareness of activities that can threaten water quality in local water ways. It is our hope that this page will provide an additional means of distributing information about the impacts of stormwater on local water resources.

Stormwater Management Program:

The City of Newman is a Local Issuing Authority (LIA) and Phase II Municipal Separate Storm Sewer MS4.

The City of Newman Stormwater Management follows a Georgia Environmental Protection Division (EPD) approved Stormwater Management Plan consisting of Best Management Practices (BMPs) including:

  • Public Education & Outreach on Stormwater Impacts
  • Public Involvement / Participation
  • Illicit Discharge Detection & Elimination (IDDE)
  • Construction Site Stormwater Runoff Control
  • Post-Construction Stormwater Management in New Development & Redevelopment
  • Pollution Prevention / Good Housekeeping for Municipal Operations
  • Enforcement Response Plan
  • Impaired Waters
To view the City of Newman’s current Stormwater Management Plan (SWMP) click HERE  (Approved 10/21/2019)

Regulatory Bodies, Supporting Organizations & Useful Links: 

 Helpful Brochures & Documents:

Stormwater Management System - Extent of Service Policy Infrastructure Operation, Maintenance & Repairs:

The City of Newman’s Extent of Service Policy defines the rights and responsibilities of the City of Newman in the operation, maintenance, and repair of physical Stormwater assets/ infrastructure.  The policy will additionally define the rights and responsibilities for the private property owner(s) for maintaining the water quantity and quality functions of stormwater best management practices (BMP’s), as well as provide the City guidance to ensure their proper functioning.  Click HERE to view the City’s Extent of Service Policy.

City of Newman Environmental Ordinances:

To view the City of Newman’s adopted Environmental Ordinances (Chapter 10), click HERE.  In this section you will find City Ordinances such as Soil & Erosion, Stream Buffers, Illicit Discharge & Illegal Connection, Post Development, Floodplain Management, etc.

Stormwater Checklists:

How to Report Environmental Issues, Concerns & Complaints:

To Report an Illicit Discharge, Illegal Connection, Clogged Storm Drain in the City Right-of-Way, Flooded City Streets, Soil & Erosion Issues coming from a Construction Site, Sewer Spills, or other Environmental Concerns call our Environmental Hotline at 770-253-1823.  Only Rain Down the Storm Drain!

The City of Newman also utilizes a website called SeeClickFix to report issues and complaints.  Click HERE to report using SeeClickFix.

For More Information Contact:

Rob Hill
Engineering Field Inspector & Stormwater Management
25 LaGrange Street
Newman, GA 30263
Phone: 678-673-5477

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