The stormwater staff of the Public Works Department work to minimize flooding and protect the quality of Virginia Beach's waterways by managing stormwater.
​​​​​​​​​​​The City’s storm water management goals include:
  • Promoting effective storm water drainage from developed areas to minimize flooding
  • Maintaining and protecting the City's long-t​erm investment in its network of storm drains and related infrastructure
  • Improving the quality of the storm water discharged into Virginia Beach's waterways
  • Informing and educating​ residents on storm water issues