Springfield community members are invited to explore a meaningful new project, Follow the Water. For individuals who create and enjoy clean water, Follow the Water is a collaborative partnership that recognizes clean water is not merely a local need, but a region-wide one.
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Springfield’s Mill Race is a little-known treasure-trove of nature, recreation, history, and local identity. Have you been there recently? Do you know what it used to be, and why it looks this way now? Check it out online or in person!
Check out our newly decorated street sweeper! While it sweeps through neighborhoods, making Springfield a cleaner City, it cheerfully reminds us to put trash in the garbage bin. That's one way we keep our water sources clean!
We need clean water to live and each of us makes choices every day that impact the quality of our rivers and streams. That’s why we're excited to share updated information on clean water for everyone in Springfield!
Introducing a new online map that celebrates Springfield's more recent upgrades for the safety of pedestrians and bicyclists!
Visit our newly updated UpStream Art Virtual Tour to view our current UpStream Art collection, consisting of 31 eye-catching storm drain murals. Five new murals were added in September 2021.
View 4th grade art celebrating Earth Day! This year’s Earth Day project taught 4th-graders about Springfield’s stormwater system, which prevents flooding on our streets and impacts surrounding waterways. Then we invited students to share their Earth Day ideas with all of us.
Due to the heightened need for temporary housing in our community, the City is allowing the temporary occupancy of RVs when they are parked on private property such as driveways and parking lots, when they meet the conditions described in these guidelines.
Home and property owners play a big part in keeping Springfield's rivers clean. To discover the great things you're already doing as well as other strategies that our Stormwater Team has found the most helpful, check out our new brochure, "Clean Water Starts at Home."
Take an approximately 2-mile stroll around and through downtown Springfield to view our current UpStream Art collection, consisting of 26 eye-catching storm drain murals.