Stormwater Management Program Master Plan Update


The City Council has adopted the Stormwater Management Program Master Plan, which resulted from an intensive, yearlong effort to compile and understand lessons learned during the first 10 years of the program and to develop a strategic direction that is realistic, well-prioritized and responsive to community needs.


Key Initiatives



Read more about the Key initiatives.(PDF, 61MB)




Program Background

The City of Fort Worth implemented a Stormwater Utility in 2006 to address a backlog of data and technology needs, fulfill maintenance obligations, and construct capital projects to protect people and property from harmful stormwater runoff. The first 10 years of the Stormwater Management Program have focused on assessing citywide flood risk and drainage system capacity, addressing many of the most hazardous flooding problems in the city, implementing a high water warning system, developing a work order system and maintenance program, and developing a basic inventory of the major components of the drainage system. 

Related Documents


Download the Floodplain Management Plan(PDF, 59MB), which has been approved by City Council. 


Main Report

View the strategic Stormwater Management Program Master Plan report(PDF, 61MB)



Meeting Information

Stakeholder Meeting No. 1 (Jan. 26, 2017)

Stakeholder Meeting No. 2 (May 16, 2017)

Stakeholder Meeting No. 3 (Aug. 3, 2017)

Stakeholder Meeting No. 4 (Oct. 19, 2017)