Stormwater Treatment Practice Tours


Throughout South Burlington.


Lack of public understanding regarding stormwater issues.


Stormwater Utility staff regularly hosts tours of the City’s various stormwater detention ponds and other stormwater treatment practices. Middle school classes have included these tours as part of their regular curriculum dealing with streams and the environment, and have conducted Benthic Macroinvertebrate (BMI) sampling in nearby streams while on site.

Middle school students looking for macro invertebrates while conducting BMI sampling in Bartlett Brook


The tours increase the public’s knowledge of how stormwater pollutes, how stormwater treatment practices work, and why they are important.