Storm Sewer System

City of Cortland Storm Water Runoff flows to Mosquito Lake or Mosquito Creek.  The City has a mutual agreement with Trumbull County Soil and Water Conservation District for enforcement and compliance of storm water regulations.

Components of Storm Sewer System

  • 47.2 Miles of Collection System
  • 2,109 Catchbasins
  • 138 Outfalls
  • 39 Culverts
  • 5 Retention Basins


  • 2009 Charles Avenue
  • 2010 Stahl Estates
  • 2011 Heritage Lane
  • 2012 Wilson-Sharpsville
  • 2012 Cedar Dr.
  • 2013 S Colonial Phase 1
  • 2014 S Colonial Phase 2

How Residents Can Help Minimize Stormwater Pollution

  • Do not put leaves and grass cuttings in the street
  • Help keep Catch Basins clear
  • Minimize Use of Lawn Care Chemicals
  • Do not dump any other items into the Storm Drains
  • Use a commercial car wash that treat or recycles its wastewater or wash your car on your yard so the water infiltrates into the ground
  • Collect rainwater in rainbarrels or design rain gardens

Links to More Information on Storm Water, Drainage & Basement Flooding