Stormwater is water runoff that accumulates in natural and/or constructed storage facilities and stormwater systems during and immediately following a storm event.
Whitemarsh Township Code Chapter 58 provides standards to safeguard persons, to protect property, water resources and to promote the public welfare by regulating and controlling the design, construction, quality of materials, use, location and maintenance of grading, excavation, fill and site development of activities. The provisions of the Code are designed to:
Control stormwater runoff, erosion and sedimentation by use of accepted standards and facilities
Maintain or improve flows and water quality in all streams and watercourses within the township
Focus on infiltration of stormwater, to maintain groundwater recharge, to prevent degradation of surface and groundwater quality and to otherwise protect water resources