Frequently Asked Questions
What is a Storm Water District?
In January 2003, Butler County, Ohio formed a Storm Water District for the purpose of complying with new unfunded EPA water quality guidelines that went into effect in March 2003. Many of the jurisdictions within the County and many thousands across the country are required to comply with these guidelines. Just as residents and businesses currently pay a fee for the amount of water they use, and the amount of wastewater they discharge (sanitary sewer bill), certain property owners in Butler County will be charged a user fee based on the amount of contribution they make to storm water runoff. That funding will be used for the complying with the new unfunded EPA water quality guidelines.