Welcome to South Burlington Stormwater Services

Protecting Lake Champlain by protecting the water ways the feed it.
The City of South Burlington is working to reduce the negative impacts of stormwater runoff and improve water quality in local streams and Lake Champlain.

Welcome! We are Vermont’s first stormwater utility. We complete the ongoing maintenance work necessary to keep the City’s stormwater drainage and treatment system working properly. The Utility also provides technical support for property owners and constructs stormwater capital improvement projects.

The Utility manages stormwater in a cost-effective way for all city property owners. Please explore the rest of our site to learn more about the Utility, its benefits, and how stormwater affects South Burlington.

What’s New


    The City of South Burlington is requesting bids for the Woodcrest Stormwater Improvements Project (VTrans TAP TA18(6)), as described in the contract documents.

    Project work: Removal of sanitary manhole, sanitary sewer and storm piping, pavement, subbase, excavation, tree and brush clearing. Installation of storm and sanitary manholes, storm and sewer piping, underground stormwater infiltration chambers, subbase, pavement, and tree plantings

     Bid Opening: Sealed bids will be received at the South Burlington Department of Public Works Office located at 104 Landfill Road, South Burlington, VT until 1:00 PM on March 3, 2021. Submitted bids will be opened electronically immediately after the bid submittal deadline.  

     Pre-Bid Meeting: There will be a non-mandatory pre-bid conference at 1:00 PM on February 17, 2021 at the project location, the intersection of Woodcrest Drive and Deane Street, following COVID-19 protocols.  

     Contract Documents: Copies of the Contract Documents and Plans are available from Blueprints Etc: 20 Farrell St, South Burlington, (802) 865-4503.

     Questions: All questions can be directed to Dave Wheeler, Stormwater Superintendent: 104 Landfill Road, South Burlington, VT 05403 dwheeler@sburl.com (802) 658-7961

  • NEW MAP: VT State Stormwater Permits within South Burlington. This story map shows current State issued Operational Stormwater Permits (3-9010, 3-9015 and INDS permits), as well as sites identified as “Three-Acre” sites by the Agency of Natural Resources and an updated list of properties that receive valid permit coverage under the City of South Burlington’s MS4 Permit.


Last Updated 12/17/20