City of Charlotte Engineering Team
This team implements the Capital Improvement Program which updates and improves the capacity and performance of the City's storm drainage system.
Program Manager: Matthew Gustis, P.E.
City of Charlotte Design Management Team
This team investigates customer requests and provides engineering based resolutions for improvements to remedial drainage systems on private property and public rights of way.
Program Manager: Stewart Edwards, P.E.
City of Charlotte Construction Management Team
This team administers, manages and inspects construction projects for the City of Charlotte Storm Water Services Division.
Program Manager: Susan Tolan, P.E.
Mecklenburg County Engineering & Mitigation
This program plans, prioritizes and implements capital projects designed to improve water quality in streams or to reduce flood losses. Staff uses engineering techniques to improve water quality by restoring streams and the floodplains that surround them. Staff reduces flood losses through innovative floodplain management that includes floodplain mapping, real-time flood notification, floodplain buyouts and education about flood risk.
Program Manager: Tim Trautman, P.E., C.F.M.
Mecklenburg County Storm Water Operations
From removing large blockages in named creeks to maintaining rain gardens on public property, this staff keeps our creeks flowing and protects the natural functions of our floodplains.
Program Manager: Eric Bulman
Mecklenburg County Permitting & Compliance
This program provides review, permitting and inspection services to ensure development activities within Mecklenburg County's six towns comply with local zoning, development, floodplain and storm water ordinances throughout the building process. This program also investigates storm drainage system problems within the six towns and the unincorporated areas of Mecklenburg County.
Program Manager: Don Ceccarelli, P.E.
City of Charlotte Water Quality
This team is responsible for satisfying the City's National Pollution Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) Permit (Public Education and Outreach, Public Involvement and Participation, Illicit Discharge Detection and Elimination, Construction Site Runoff Controls, Post-Construction Site Runoff Controls, and Pollution Prevention and Good Housekeeping for Municipal Operations), watershed planning and restoration efforts, Charlotte's Stream and Wetland Mitigation Bank, Pilot Stormwater Control Measure program, and Storm Water Services 404/401 permitting. The Water Quality Team works to protect and improve the health and function of Charlotte's surface waters.
Program Manager: Marc Recktenwald