Plugged Storm Drain

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Plugged or clogged storm drains can cause flooding

The storm drain system works to quickly and efficiently carry stormwater off of hard surfaces like roads and parking lots and into nearby creeks and streams. If a storm drain is blocked or clogged in anyway, it can't function properly. This can lead to streets and parking lots flooding since the water has no way its path to the stream is blocked. 

Storm drains can get clogged in any season!

 Blocked storm drain  storm drain with grass

You Can Help!

Adopt-a-storm-drain today! This is a simple and easy way to make a big difference in your community. By adopting-a-storm-drain, members of the community can help keep storm drains clean of debris by picking up trash or raking leaves.

adopt a storm drain

 

To Report a Problem

If you can't unclog a storm drain or see one flooding, call the Public Works Department at (360) 754-4150 or submit a Report a Problem online form and we'll come take care of the problem.