Public Education/ Involvement

Storm Water Outreach Events:

Storm Water Management Program participates in local events within the area. To schedule an Event for your group, contact the Storm Water Management office at (254) 298-5625

  1. Storm Drain Marking Event
  2. Creek Clean Up Event
  3. Tree Planting Events

Storm Drain Marking:

The City of Temple’s Storm Water Program hosts an annual Storm Drain Marking Event as part of our Public Education and Involvement program. This event consists of volunteers affixing steel buttons with a “Drains to Creek” message to the storm drain inlets and Storm Water Stenciling with the message "Don’t Dump Drains to Waterway". Anything that enters a storm drain inlet is discharged untreated into our waterways such as creeks, streams, rivers and lakes. Storm water affects both aquatic life and human life.

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Storm Water Stakeholders Meetings


The City of Temple hosts annual meetings for the Storm Water Stakeholders’ Committee. 

Topics of discussion include:

  • City of Temple Storm Water Management Program (SWMP) Annual Update
  • History of Storm Water Regulations
  • Purpose of the Storm Water Stakeholder
  • History of Stakeholder Involvement in Reviewing Temple’s SWMP