The Town of Waynesville utilizes it’s Stormwater Management Plan in order to improve local water quality and comply with the National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System Municipal Separate Storm Sewer System Permit and the applicable provisions of the Clean Water Act. To address the needs of the community and local waterways, the Stormwater Management Plan comprises Public Education and Outreach, Post-Construction Site Runoff Controls, Pollution Prevention and Good Housekeeping, IDDE (Illicit Discharge, Detention and Elimination), and Annual Self-Assessments. 


Other Resources to Explore:


EPA Stormwater 

NC DEQ Stormwater Program 

WNC Stormwater Partnership 

Haywood Waterways Association- Education and Outreach 

Key Stormwater Definitions 

Why is stormwater run-off an issue? 

Best Management Practices (BMP's) 

Waynesville Stormwater Ordinances 


To report an illicit discharge call or email:

During regular office hours, Monday-Friday 8-5


Call (828) 456-8647 

or contact Haywood Waterways


Call (828) 476-4667 EXT 10

After hours, and during holidays

Call (828) 456-5363



Other Resources: 

NC State Sediment and Erosion Control:



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