Stormwater/Drainage Improvements

A City of Stillwater Critical Need:
Stormwater/Drainage Improvements


About the Project

Flood prevention starts with a good drainage system, especially during heavy
downpours in Oklahoma thunderstorms. There are large, needed projects that
could be funded through a bond program.


Types of Projects Needed

  • New and replacement drainage pipes

  • Detention ponds and improved drainage

  • Storm sewer repairs

  • Equipment and technology upgrades

  • Neighborhood drainage projects


Community Benefits

  • Flood prevention saves lives

  • Clear streets during and after storms for emergency responders

  • Prevents costly flood damage

  • Improves ease of property maintenances

  • Helps comply with National Flood Insurance Program regulatory requirements and lowers insurance rates

  • Improves quality of water draining to natural waterways

Monty Karns serves as the Transportation and Stormwater Services director. You may reach him at 405.533.8491 or mkarns@stillwater.org.