What is impermeable or impermeable surface?

"Impermeable" refers to hard surfaces, such as concrete or roofs, that do not allow water to permeate or infiltrate them. Impermeable surfaces result in the runoff, meaning water that drains off a piece of property and goes elsewhere.

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1. What is this charge on my water bill?
2. What is impermeable or impermeable surface?
3. How was this fee amount determined?
4. How do I know what my zoning classification is?
5. Who approved the fee?
6. What is the resulting revenue used for?
7. Why did the city establish the stormwater utility?
8. What is the advantage of a stormwater utility charge over property taxes as a source of funding?
9. What is involved in stormwater management?