Streets and Storm Water

Street maintenance includes activities such as pot hole patching, sweeping, crack filling and seal coating, and plowing and deicing, 

Boulevard tree maintenance such as branch trimming typically occurs during the late fall and winter months. 

The storm water collection system consists of storm sewer pipes, catch basins, manholes, and ditches used to manage storm water runoff  related water quality and the holding ponds that help control the quantity and quality of rain and snow melt entering our area rivers and ponds. Storm water is carried off the streets through a complicated system of inlets, pipes and grit chambers. Controlling storm water important for all water bodies, but it is especially important because Anoka recognizes that two of its greatest natural resources are the Rum and Mississippi Rivers.