Storm Water Quality and Management
Storm Water Quality Program
All of the storm drains in the Town of Windsor discharge into creeks that ultimately drain into the Russian River. The discharge from the storm drains is not treated. Please report any clogged storm drain inlets, spills or dumping that could enter the storm drain system, and faded or missing storm drain labels to the Engineering Division of Public Works at (707) 838-1006 or email during regular business hours, Monday to Thursday, 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. For calls outside of business hours, please call our 24-hour phone line at (707) 838-1000.
Documents Related to Storm Water Quality & Management
Town of Windsor Adopted Ordinances and Resolutions pertaining to Storm Water:
Stormwater Quality Ordinance 2008-249
Stormwater Quality Ordinance 2016-303
Erosion Control Ordinance 2008-246
Reducing Pollutants in Storm Water Ordinance 2010-261
Resolution 3142-14 Adopting C.O.S.R. LID (Low Impact Development) Manual
City of Santa Rosa LID (Low Impact Development) Technical Design Manual and related documents
Russian River Watershed Association High School Video Contest
The Town of Windsor proudly presents the winning videos from the 2015 Russian River Watershed Association High School Video Contest. Congratulations to all the students who participated honoring the Water Awareness Month. RRWA Videos
The Town of Windsor continues to endeavor to adopt new storm water management measures and practices in order to protect and enhance the water quality of the creeks and waterways which flow through the Town. (Read More)
City of Santa Rosa - Events Calendar
Mark your calendars!
Russian River Watershed Cleanup
River Cleanup Schedule: http://russianrivercleanup.org/get-involved/river-cleanup-schedule/
Volunteer for the Cleanup: http://www.russianrivercleanup.org/involvement/volunteer
California Coastal Cleanup:
Safe Medicine Disposal:
Free Medicine Drop Off Locations:
The Overview of Windsor Creeks
There are five major creeks which flow through the Town of Windsor. These creeks are:
- Windsor Creek
- East Windsor Creek
- Pool Creek
- Pruitt Creek
- Starr Creek
There are additional opportunities to participate in the enhancement of the Russian River. Go to the Russian River Watershed Association website to find out more information about these opportunities.
The Russian River Watershed Association offers informative Reports and Publications the Town encourages you to read through the information by clicking on the link above.
For more information on the Town of Windsor's Municipal Storm Water NPDES Permit Program Implementation, please call the Engineering Division of Public Works at (707) 838-5385.