Division Director of Public Services
The main function of the Stormwater Section is to provide for the health, safety, and welfare of the community through the protection, preservation, and conservation of fragile and finite environmental resources and the management of City infrastructure. We also provide high quality Stormwater Utility Service to the City to maintain drainage systems and improve water quality in Dunedin lakes, streams, and St. Joseph Sound.
SERVICES PROVIDED BY THE STORMWATER SECTION ARE AS FOLLOWS:
Cleaning and regrading drainage ditches and swales within City right-of-ways on an as needed basis. Cleaning and restoration of stormwater facilities (ponds, lakes) within the City right-of-way. Aquatic weed control on City owned ponds, lakes, and ditches 7 times per year. Mowing of City ditches, right-of-way ponds and lakes 4 times per year. Inspection, maintenance, and repair of the City stormdrain system. If you are experiencing a drainage problem or have concerns with lakes, creeks, or retention ponds in the City, please contact us at 727-298-3232.
Sweeping of City streets and property is performed 4 times per year totaling 3,200 miles annually. Streets with heavy leaf litter are swept 5-6 times per year. Sweeping due to spills, accidents, and special events are done on an as needed basis. Sweeping of S.R. 580 and Alt. 19 is performed every two weeks. Belcher Road, County Road One, and Curlew Road are swept by Pinellas County Highway.
Sand Bag Distribution
In the event of a declared emergency, sandbags and sand will be staged and distributed at designated locations. This information is announced on Channel 15 and also posted on the City of Dunedin website. Under non-emergency conditions, citizens must purchase their own sandbags.