What is stormwater?

Stormwater is rain or melted snow that does not soak into the ground. This water flows over the ground into storm drains, ditches, and other channels that flow directly into creeks, rivers, and lakes. Stormwater is not treated to remove pollution. 

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1. What is stormwater?
2. Why do we need to worry about stormwater?
3. Why do I have to pay a stormwater utility fee?
4. If stormwater causes so many problems, why don’t we treat it along with our sanitary sewage?