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City of St. Petersburg introduces Stormwater Master Plan

ST. PETERSBURG - The City of St. Petersburg is working to improve stormwater, flooding and sea level rise with the development of the Stormwater Master Plan.

The three-year plan is dividing into two phases:

  • Phase 1: Identify areas of concern by collecting data from multiple sources including existing databases, computer models, field surveys and public input
  • Phase 2: Design drainage system improvements to enable effective long-term stormwater management and sea level rise resiliency

St. Pete residents can help inform the plan by identifying regions that are impacted by flooding the most. Input can be submitted at under the Flooding category through May 2020.

Residents are invited to learn more from City staff at the following public meetings:

Wednesday April 15, 6-7:30 p.m.
Lake Vista Recreation Center, 1401 62nd Ave. S.

Thursday April 16, 6-7:30 p.m.
J. W. Cate Recreation Center, 5801 22nd Ave. N.

Wednesday April 22, 6-7:30 p.m.
Roberts Recreation Center, 1246 50th Ave. N.

Thursday April 23, 6-7:30 p.m.
Childs Park Recreation Center, 4301 13th Ave. S.

Find more information at or by calling 727-893-7019.