Stormwater Management

Floodplain Manager:          F. Robert Carr, Jr. P.E.
Floodplain Information:     Loyd Bell
Floodplain Development:   Robert Bell

Phone:   (918) 299-5883
Email:     Jenks Stormwater

NPDES Phase II MS4 Report, 2016

Green Country Stormwater Alliance (GCSA)

History of the Stormwater Management Program:  ln 1990, EPA began the National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) Permit process to address non-point sources of pollution.  Phase I covered industrial sites and construction sites over 5 acres and municipalities over 100,000 (Tulsa and Oklahoma City).

ln 2003, EPA issued Phase ll regulations that require NPDES permits for stormwater discharges from certain small municipal separate storm sewer systems (MS4s) and construction activity generally disturbing between one and five acres (Jenks).

The MS4 permit for small communities became effective on February 8, 2005.  All storm water general permits require the permittee to complete, implement and maintain a Storm Water Pollution Prevention Plan (SWPPP).  The SWPPP has to meet the requirements set forth in the general permit and must be tailored to meet the specific site's specifications and requirements.

ln 2005, City of Jenks developed a Storm Water Management Plan and received Authorization to Discharge, effective December 8, 2005.  Permits are reissued every five years.

City of Jenks Stormwater Ordinance No. 1206
City of Jenks Outfall Locations

Greenscaping Your Lawn and Garden
Household Hazardous Waste
Protecting Water Quality from Urban Runoff

Community Car Wash Events
Homeowner's Guide to Protecting our Water
Homeowner's Guide to Recycling and Reuse
Pet Owner's Guide to Protecting Our Water

OSU:  Using Vegetation for Erosion Control on Construction Sites

GETTING A STORM WATER PERMIT:  For information regarding the storm water program, visit Oklahoma Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ).

DRUG TAKE-BACK PROGRAM:  A drug disposal box is located in the Jenks Police Department lobby for residents to dispose of unwanted medications.  The Drug Take Back Program provides residents the opportunity to dispose of old, unwanted prescriptions and over-the-counter items safely, rather than flushing down the toilet or drain where they could possibly contaminate water supplies and endanger animal life.

RAIN BARREL SALE:  City of Tulsa is hosting a discount rain barrel purchase program for the public.   The City of Tulsa and City of Jenks does not endorse any one vendor over another.   For information, ordering deadlines and order forms:  Rain Barrel Sale. 
Barrel Pick-up Dates:  April 29 & May 20 (based upon vendor & ordering deadline)
Pick-up Location:        City of Tulsa Household Pollutant Collection Facility
                                   4502 S. Galveston Avenue
Pick-up Time:              8:00am - 4:30pm