The Environmental Services Division promotes and protects the community’s health, safety and welfare by providing professional leadership in the protection of the local environment, responsive service to our customers, and effective administration for the Metropolitan Wastewater Management Commission.
The Environmental Services Division is responsible for:
Implementing the City’s National Pollutant Discharge Elimination Systems (NPDES) stormwater discharge permit;
Coordinating the City’s Endangered Species Act response;
Establishing local sewer user and stormwater rates;
The City’s industrial pretreatment program which regulates Significant Industrial Users (SIUs) of the regional wastewater system through permits and administers the Pollution Management Practice programs;
Providing administration for the Metropolitan Wastewater Management Commission (MWMC) including:legal and risk management services; financial management and accounting; budget and rate development; billing and customer service; public information, education, and community involvement programs. Springfield also provides long-range capital planning, and design and construction management.