Charlotte wins stormwater awards

Charlotte’s Storm Water Services has been recognized nationally for its stormwater management, green infrastructure initiatives and for curbing pollution of streams and lakes.

The city got the highest overall score in the awards program, which is sponsored by the Water Environment Federation and the Environmental Protection Agency.

The awards honor high-performing municipal stormwater programs. Charlotte earned the highest combined scores in both the innovation and program management categories.

Bruce Henderson: 704-358-5051, @bhender