The Utilities Department is responsible for the operation and maintenance of the stormwater system which includes over 10 miles of pipes/culverts, 511 catch basins, 12.6 miles of conveyance swales/ditches, ponds and 4 major outfalls in accordance with our National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) permit.
The Village of Tequesta enjoys a waterfront environment between the Loxahatchee River, Indian River, and Atlantic Ocean. Due to the importance of its aquatic environment, the Village has adopted a Stormwater Management Manual to help protect these resources from the harmful effects of unmanaged stormwater runoff.
Stormwater Management Practices Manual
Residential Stormwater Guidelines Brochure
Operation and maintenance of the Village stormwater system is funded through a non-ad valorem assessment on the annual tax roll. View the adopted stormwater rates: Stormwater Rates