Environmental

2023 Stormwater Seminar

The Stormwater Seminar will take place at the Downtown Siouxland Library on Wednesday, March 1 following directly after the IRAB meeting and will run from 9am to 10am.

We strongly encourage contractors, developers, and consultants who assist with projects in Sioux Falls to attend as the topics covered will include updates about erosion, sediment control, and SD DANR issued stormwater discharge construction permits.  

Storm Inlet Painting Project

Each year local artists design and paint art on the downtown storm drain inlets to boost awareness that water that moves through the storm drainage system goes directly into the Big Sioux River with little to no treatment. 

2022 Sustainable Community Grant

The City of Sioux Falls invites nonprofit organizations to apply for the Sustainable Community Grant, which provides the opportunity to engage in sustainability projects that help the City's Sustainability Program achieve its goals and mission. Applications must be submitted by April 26, 2022.

Setting New Sustainability Goals and Strategies

The City of Sioux Falls is partnering with the community to set new sustainability goals and strategies for the coming years. The updated Sustainability Master Plan will focus on sustainability in these aspects of our community: Natural Systems, Transportation and Land Use, Energy and Buildings, Community Vitality and Sustainable Living, Sustainable Economy, and Materials Management and Waste. It will also prioritize social equity and reducing greenhouse gas emissions. Learn more at the link below.

Green Infrastructure Project

The City of Sioux Falls is implementing a green infrastructure project at properties in central Sioux Falls. Improvements will increase nature-based solutions for stormwater management, increase native plants and wildlife habitat, and provide community benefit and resilience.