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Stormwater Management

Phone: 480-312-2500
Fax: 480-312-7781

Physical Address
7447 E. Indian School Road, Suite 125
Scottsdale, AZ 85251

Stormwater and Floodplain Management 


Program Description

The stormwater management program is responsible for preparing and managing the city's drainage and flood control capital improvement plan, reviewing proposed development projects for compliance with the city's Stormwater and Floodplain Management Ordinance, managing the city's floodplains in accordance with requirements for participation in FEMA's National Flood Insurance Program, inspecting watercourses to proactively identify stormwater code violations, and responding to drainage complaints.  This program is funded through the operating budget and capital improvement plan.

Program Broad Goals

Plan and implement capital improvement projects to mitigate existing flood hazards, review improvement plans and drainage reports for compliance with the city's stormwater regulations in order to protect neighborhoods against adverse stormwater impacts due to new development, and address drainage problems and stormwater code violations.


Ashley Couch, Stormwater Manager
Phone: 480-312-4317
E-mail: ACouch@ScottsdaleAZ.gov

Don Gerkin, Senior Civil Engineer
Phone: 480-312-7903
E-mail: DGerkin@ScottsdaleAZ.gov

Richard Anderson, Senior Civil Engineer
Phone: 480-312-2729
E-mail: RiAnderson@ScottsdaleAZ.gov