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Storm Water Permit Coordinating Committee

The Truckee Meadows Storm Water Permit Coordinating Committee, or Truckee Meadows Watershed Committee, is comprised of two representatives from each the City of Reno, City of Sparks, and Washoe County.

The origin of this committee was for the management of a regional storm water discharge permit mandated by the Clean Water Act and is issued by the Nevada Division of Environmental Protection (NDEP). To manage the multiple agency permit, an interlocal agreement between the parties was developed in 1990, and with this, the Truckee Meadows Storm Water Permit Coordinating Committee (SWPCC) was formed. With a 2004 amendment, same parties agreed that this committee would address watershed management as it relates to water quality, hence the committee is now known as the Truckee Meadows Watershed Committee (TMWC).

This committee reports coordination activities, budget, outreach, and other elements of the program in compliance with the Municipal Separate Storm Sewer Permit, as per the Storm Water Management Program on a Fiscal Year Basis.  Please follow links to view:

2015 Annual Report -  Part 1, Part 2, & Part 3

2014 Annual Report sections - Cover, Title Page, Table of Contents, Compliance, Accomplishments, Goals, BMP Assessment, Budget, TMDL/Watershed Protection, Coordination, Construction, Industrial, Illicit Discharge Detection/Elimination, Post Construction, MS4, SWQ Monitoring, Education/Outreach, Meeting Agendas, Meeting Minutes

2013 Annual ReportPart 1Part 2
2012 Annual Report  

SWPCC Meetings: To contact the Committee directly, please send email to stormwater@reno.gov

Important Links

Stormwater Permit Coordinating Committee Members

City of Reno, Public Works Department 
Theresa Jones, P.E., M.S., Committee Coordinator 
P.O. Box 1900 
Reno, NV 89505-1900 
Phone: 775-334-2350
stormwater@reno.gov

City of Sparks, Environmental Control Section
Toby Ebens
8500 Clean Water Way
Reno, NV  89502
Phone: 775-861-4152

City of Reno, Community Development Department
Janelle Thomas, P.E.
P.O. Box 1900
Reno, NV 89505
Phone: 775-334-2028

City of Sparks, Community Services Department
Andrew Hummel, P.E.,
Utility Manager
431 Prater Way
Sparks, NV 89431
Phone: 775-353-2375

Washoe County Engineering, Community Services Agency 
Walter H. West, P.E.
Licensed Engineer
P.O. Box 11130
Reno, NV 89520
Phone: 775-328-3600

Washoe County Engineering, Community Services Agency 
Ben Jesch, P.E.
P.O. Box 11130
Reno, NV 89520
Phone: 775-328-3600

Legal Counsel, City of Reno 
Susan Ball Rothe, Deputy City Attorney
City Attorney's Office
P.O. Box 1900
Reno, NV 89505-1900

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