Pierce County residents can reduce flooding on Pierce County roads by picking up yard waste on their properties and making sure nearby storm drains are free of leaves.
“With wet fall weather returning and leaves falling, the potential for flooding along county roads increases,” said Brian Ziegler, Pierce County Public Works director. “By taking a few minutes throughout the fall to check on nearby storm drains and clean out leaves, residents help reduce flooding on our roadways.”
Pierce County residents can take the following actions to keep storm drains clear:
Residents in cities and towns should contact their local public works department to report flooding or storm drain problems.
For information about preparing for winter weather, visit www.piercecountywa.org/winterwise.
MEDIA CONTACTS:For information on roadway floodingBruce Wagner, Public Works road maintenance manager(253) firstname.lastname@example.org
For information on yard waste disposalSheryl Rhinehart, Public Works outreach coordinator(253) email@example.com