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Published on November 08, 2021
With the heavy leaf season upon on us, please do not push leaves to the curb or your neighbor’s yard. Leaf piles have the potential to block storm drains and camouflage potential hazards.
Unfortunately, many local tree species drop their leaves right before our rainy season begins. Storm drains can only hold so much water, and even a little debris can disrupt water flows. It does not take much to obstruct the grates that prevent debris from entering the storm system. This can clog storm drains, reduce water flows and result in street flooding.
You can help reduce street flooding risk by taking a few simple actions in advance of storms: