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Miami Beach Stormwater Master Plan

City of Miami Beach
Created: 11/01/2016 - Updated: 1/17/2019



The Storm Water Utility Division manages and controls the amount of effluents which are discharged into the City's storm water system. This division is responsible for maintaining storm water lines; installing catchment filter basins to reduce and eliminate polluted storm water run-off; complying with National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) permit requirements; and relieving flooding conditions.

Storm Water Management Master Plan

The City is in the process of developing a new Citywide Storm Water Management Master Plan. On August 17, 2012, the City's consultant CDM Smith presented a summary of their findings and recommendations. Their sub-consultant Coastal Systems International, who developed the appendix on sea level rise, climate change and tidal boundary conditions also presented their findings and recommendations.

Published On

Friday, August 17, 2012


Community / Local
Regional / Subnational
Sector Addressed: 
Disaster Risk Management
Land Use Planning
Public Health
Water Resources
Target Climate Changes and Impacts: 
Infrastructure damage
Public health risks
Public safety threats
Salinization / Saltwater intrusion
Sea level rise
Storms or extreme weather events
Water quality
Water supply
Type of Adaptation Action/Strategy: 
Capacity Building
Infrastructure, Planning, and Development
Habitat/Biome Type: 
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