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Stormwater

Stormwater runoff is rainfall that does not soak into the ground. As it rolls off the surface, it picks up debris from the rooftops, lawns, streets and parking lots, which are eventually deposited into our waterways.  

Stormwater Map

Explore how surface water flows in the City! Use the stormwater map to view the storm network in your neighborhood on your computer or mobile device. Search for an address or zoom into an area for details. Tools along the top provide additional features. Turn on overhead aerial imagery in the basemap gallery and create downloadable maps using the print tool. (Please note this map is intended for general reference only as a public service and does not necessarily represent the legal determinations of ownership or maintenance.) Source GIS data is available on the City's Open Data Portal or by contacting GIS@sandyspringsga.gov.

Stream Walks 

The City is proactively conducting stream walks in an effort to identify and address issues that may be contributing to creek impairments and to better understand stream conditions. 

Marsh Creek Rain Garden

Sandy Springs has its very own water treatment plant. The Marsh Creek Rain Garden filters contaminated stormwater runoff with natural plant life and a water fountain in a beautiful parklike setting.

Overlook Park Rain Garden

Lake Forrest Dam Repair

City of Sandy Springs Stormwater Policy

Stormwater Policy Changes (July 2016) 

Stormwater Informational Brochures

Stormwater MS4 Documents

Septic Tank Information

Neighborhood Storm Drain Marking Program

Spread the word! You can help the City prevent storm water pollution by participating in the Sandy Springs Storm Drain Marking Program. Storm Drain markers are small, colorful signs attached to the top of storm drains. They help educate and remind people that anything dumped into the storm drains will flow straight into our streams, creeks and rivers.  The City will provide a neighborhood with all of the materials needed to mark the neighborhood’s storm drain; we need your help in securing the markers onto the storm drains.  It’s a great community project !  

For information regarding how you can volunteer to label the drains in your neighborhood, please contact Keep North Fulton Beautiful at 770-551-7766.

Watershed Improvement Studies

Impaired Waters Phase II Plan

Long Island Creek Executive Summary

Chapters 1-4
Appendix B
Appendix D

Nancy Creek Executive Summary

Chapters 1-4
Appendix B
Appendix D

Fecal Coliform Executive Summary

Chapters 1-4
Chapter 5
Appendix B
Appendix D

Nancy Creek Consolidated Watershed Base Plan

Fulton County Stormwater Studies

 

 

Harvest Moon
City Springs Event

Concerts by the Springs: Harvest Moon

Sunday, August 4
Harvest Moon, comprised of seasoned veterans of the Atlanta music scene, pays tribute to the legendary careers of Neil Young and CSN&Y. With over 100 million albums sold and countless hits, this group defined the music of a generation which still resonates today.
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Vienna Boys Choir: Christmas in Vienna
City Springs Event

Vienna Boys Choir: Christmas in Vienna

Thursday, December 19
The illustrious group of child musicians has delighted music lovers worldwide for six centuries with their purity of tone, distinctive charm and popular repertoire. Christmas in Vienna showcases their voices in Austrian folk songs, classical masterpieces and holiday favorites.
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