Weather Tidbits: Storm Drain Winter Clearing
This Weather Tidbits explains the importance of having a storm drain cleared of debris. Items such as leaves, sticks, trees and trash tend to be the main culprits for a storm drain to be blocked off. These items tend to be most common during the autumn months. During the winter, snow also becomes a culprit of drain blockage. The benefits for clearing a drain and these include less standing water which reduces flooding, less ice on the road and also faster snow melt.