Urban Flooding

Tacoma at PacificWhat is Urban Flooding?

This type of flooding happens because either stormwater systems are overwhelmed during heavy rains or a community is in a geographic low spot. 

Did You Know?

Community members can solve some urban flooding by keeping the storm drains in their neighborhoods clear of debris. If they feel safe, a property owner can clear the leaves and debris around their storm drains and be a hero to their neighbors.