By Matt Nienhuis
Public Works, Superintendent 

Let's keep our storm drains clear | Guest View


Last updated 9/29/2021 at 11:33am

Photo courtesy of City of Mukilteo

Residents are encouraged to keep their storm drains free from leaves.

As we approach fall, your City's Public Works Department is busy preparing to handle the thousands of leaves that will fall on City streets.

If left unattended these leaves risk clogging storm drains and can lead to local flooding. Below are tips on how to handle the leaves this fall and information on how you can help keep them out of the drains.

Rain and leaves don't mix

Rain, combined with falling leaves, is the perfect recipe for clogging storm drains which can cause local flooding of roads and private property. City crews work hard to keep storm drains clear, but with over 4,000 drai...

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