Source: Black & Veatch, 2010
The survey includes the following:
• Stormwater User Fees and Billing
• Quality Issues/Best Management Practices
• Public Information/Education
• Major Challenges/Events Affecting Utilities
Responses were received from 70 utilities in 20 states. All of these utilities are funded in whole or in part through user fees. Approximately 81% of the respondents serve a city, rather than a county or region. The population served by the respondents ranges from 5,800 (Fort Meade, FL) to 4 million people (Los Angeles, CA) and the area served varies from 6 to 2,000 square miles.