Heavy Rain Alert: Reminder to Remove Leaf Piles from Roadways and Sewer Grates

Heavy Rain Alert: Reminder to Remove Leaf Piles from Roadways and Sewer Grates

TROY, NY (November 9, 2022) –The National Weather Service predicts moderate to heavy rainfall Friday afternoon through Saturday morning from Tropical Storm Nicole. Minor flooding is possible in urban and poor drainage areas.

Residents are asked to remove leaves and debris from the curb lines and to make sure sewer grates are free and clear. Please do not rake or blow leaves into roadways as this can increase the likelihood of flooding. Leaves should be bagged for pick up by city crews.

Thank you for doing your part to prevent flooding and backups.

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