Stormwater Quality Management

Stormwater Quality Management promotes stewardship of the Tributaries and creeks that traverse through DeSoto, and works to maintain regulatory compliance with applicable federal, state, and local stormwater regulations. The Public Utilities division performs regular water quality monitoring, and the Engineering and Construction division inspects DeSoto construction sites (private and public) to confirm and enforce related permit compliance.

DeSoto's Stormwater Management Permit Renewal

The City of DeSoto is permitted by the State of Texas to discharge from the storm sewer system into local creeks ultimately tying into the Trinity River. That permit has been recently renewed. You can see what the City is doing to try to prevent pollution of the permitted discharge (the City Stormwater Management Program or "SWMP") by viewing the annual report (See left). If you have any questions, please send your comments to