Public Works
Welcome to the Butte County Department of Public Works, serving its residents since 1850. The Public Works Department maintains approximately 1,300 miles of roadways, including over 500 bridges and drainage structures and more than 18,000 road signs. Our goal is to provide you with the best customer service possible. If you are unable to find what you are looking for on our website, please call our office for more personal service.
Storm Water Program

Butte County's Storm Water Management Program is a requirement of Phase II of the National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) Program as ordered by the United States Environmental Protection Agency. The County's Program was required by federal law to be fully implemented by July 1, 2008. Currently Butte County's Municipal Storm Water Management Permit covers the urbanized area around the City of Chico.

Tom Blixt, Program Director
Phone: 530.538.7266 x2009
Fax: 530.538.7171

Questions or comments regarding the Stormwater Management Program can be directed to Stormwater@ButteCounty.net 

Clean Water Partners

Report Storm Water Illicit Discharge Complaint

 

Downloads

Description Updated Size  Download
Annual Report  9/15/2013 3.6 MB .pdf

NPDES Markers

Butte County's Storm Water Management Program is a requirement of Phase II of the National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) Program as ordered by the United States Environmental Protection Agency. The County's Program was required by federal law to be fully implemented by April 30, 2008. Part of this implementation is to mark all existing and newly installed storm drains. Shown below are the markers that will be used.

   
Used to identify drainage to creeks  Used to identify drainage to groundwater

Related Links

 Web Link  Description
Butte County Water and Resource webpage We work on common Storm Water and watershed issues.
California Stormwater Quality Association The California Stormwater Quality Association (CASQA) has been a leader since 1989 when the field of stormwater management was in its infancy. CASQA's membership is composed of a diverse range of stormwater quality management organizations and individuals, including cities, counties, special districts, industries, and consulting firms throughout the state. A large part of our mission is to assist water quality programs in California to learn collectively from the individual experiences of its members, to learn from the mistakes and avoid the pitfalls.
City of Chico - Stormwater Program Butte County and the City of Chico work closely together on common stormwater issues.
Keepchicoclean.org Keep Chico Clean is a cooperative effort of the City of Chico and the Butte County Department of Public Works, Storm Water Management Programs (SWMP). The effort is designed to foster public awareness that the water in our gutters drains directly to our creeks; and to provide information on how to prevent runoff pollution of our local creeks and streams. Thank you for keeping our gutters clean!
State Water Resources Control Board   The State Water Resources Control Board (State Water Board) was created by the Legislature in 1967. The joint authority of water allocation and water quality protection enables the State Water Board to provide comprehensive protection for California's waters.

 

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 Contact Public Works

Butte County Public Works
Phone:    530.538.7681
Fax:        530.538.7171

Neal Road Recycling and Waste Facility
Phone:    530.345.4917
Fax:        530.645.1820

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 Locations and Hours

Butte County Public Works
7 County Center Dr.
Oroville, CA 95965

Office Hours
Monday - Friday
7:30am to 4:00pm
Excludes Holidays

Neal Road Recycling and Waste Facility
1023 Neal Road
Paradise, CA 95969

Hours
Monday - Sunday
7:00am to 4:00pm
Closed: New Year's Day, Easter, July 4th, Thanksgiving, Christmas

 Projects, RFPs, RFQs
Public Works

7 County Center Drive
Oroville, CA 95965

Mike Crump, Director

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