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City keeping its stormwater flowing

Posted: Monday, Jan 21st, 2013

• Officials limited in what they can do to clear Six-Mile Creek

BROOKINGS – “Storm drainage” isn’t a red-hot topic of coffee conversation in Brookings, but ask any resident who’s had his street or his basement flooded and he’ll tell you how important it is.

Storm drainage – specifically the city’s channel-cleaning policies – was the lead item at this week’s Brookings City Council study session.

And while there wasn’t much in the way of dramatic revelation, councilors got a primer in how the city’s engineering staff is managing stormwater flow in and around the city.

For the complete article see the 01-19-2013 issue.

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