The Public Works GIS and Stormwater Billing workgroup is responsible for maintaining the following City of Durham layers of geographic information:
Construction project boundaries
Sanitary sewer system
What is GIS?
GIS stands for Geographic Information System. GIS is the combination of digital maps and associated information (for example a map of streets with information such as name, addressing, speed limit, number of lanes, etc). GIS also involves the mapping and analysis of those datasets. For a more in depth definition, visit this website.
The City of Durham's Stormwater utility is billed based on the amount of impervious area on each parcel of land within Durham's city limits. Due to the GIS nature of this billing the Stormwater Billing program is administered by the Stormwater Services Billing Unit and is a part of the Public Works GIS work group.