The City's Stormwater Utility staff serves the citizens of Oviedo by cost effectively managing, maintaining, protecting, and improving the public stormwater drainage system to prevent damage to life and property from storms, floods, and hurricanes. We also work to protect water quality and safeguard our natural resources for all generations.
The Stormwater Operations crew is responsible for maintenance and repairs to City ponds, ditches/culverts, and drainage structures. The Stormwater Operations crew is also responsible for the City's street sweeping. For questions or comments regarding Stomrwater Operations, please call 407-971-5668.
The City of Oviedo can also provide flood proofing advice for older homes built prior to current building code standards, or homes that have a higher flooding risk due to proximity of special flood hazard areas. To find out if a property is in a Special Flood Hazard Area and elevation certificate availability, please email the City’s Stormwater Coordinator, Amanda Kortus. Flood proofing and flood protection advice is also available for your property.
The City of Oviedo is pro-active in local watershed monitoring, such as monthly lake levels and water quality under Seminole County. For more information and viewing of most recent information please visit the Seminole County Wateratlas website.
Biggert Waters Flood Insurance Reform Act of 2012
View information regarding changes to flood insurance policies following the Biggert Waters Flood Insurance Reform Act (PDF). The City of Oviedo strongly recommends the purchase of flood insurance as a regular homeowners policy does not cover structure or contents damaged by a flooding event.