Stormwater Pollution Prevention

Stormdrain Marker

Our Environmental Services staff implement permit compliance tasks and track stormwater regulations on behalf of the City of Rocklin. We document information on illegal discharge detection and elimination, street and storm drain cleaning, creek maintenance, stormwater and creek protection controls for development projects, business inspections, and public outreach, education and participation.

Stormwater pollution prevention is everyone’s responsibility,  make sure that you are doing your part to contribute to Rocklin’s Pollution Solution!

The City of Rocklin’s Stormwater Program’s goals are to:

  • Prevent stormwater pollution
  • Protect and enhance water quality in creeks and wetlands
  • Preserve beneficial uses of local waterways
  • Comply with State and Federal regulations

Central Valley Regional Water Quality Board Website

State Water Resources Control Board Municipal Permits

Look for the Stormwater booth at these special events:

Earth Day
Woof Stock
Maker Faire
Hot Chili Cool Cars

Volunteer Opportunities

To volunteer with the Stormwater program or to learn more information on volunteer opportunities within the city click on the link above!

Pollution Prevention Tips  

Rocklin is a proud partner with the Our Water Our World (OWOW) program which aims to raise awareness of the connection between pesticide use and water quality. OWOW provides information to consumers about integrated pest management (IPM) and less toxic alternatives that are not causing water quality problems. Our Water Our World. Helping Consumers Find Less-Toxic Products For Use In Their Homes And Gardens

Tree Planting Guide

Rocklin Tree GuideTrees provide cooling shade, reduce air pollution, provide wildlife habitat, and beautify our community but it is important to plant a tree that is appropriate for its location. The following Tree Guide was developed by PG&E for the City of Rocklin and provides a list of recommended trees for Rocklin.

Rocklin Tree Guide

Creek Water Testing Data

Data is collected at creeks throughout the City to monitor overall water quality and to follow trends over time. The parameters that are tested include pH, Temperature, Conductivity (or Oxidation-Reduction Potential), Turbidity, and Dissolved Oxygen. 

Creek Water Data