Volunteers clean Bridgeport storm drains to prevent flooding in advance of storm

A group of volunteers cleaned out storm drains in Bridgeport Saturday to prevent flooding when Henri hits.

News 12 Staff

Aug 22, 2021, 1:38 AM

Updated 1,059 days ago

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A group of volunteers cleaned out storm drains in Bridgeport Saturday to prevent flooding when Henri hits.
Team Up & Clean Up targeted the West End, with organizers telling News 12 they adapted their pre-planned event to the weather emergency.
They say normally they would be doing a general cleanup, but Saturday's effort was focused primarily on getting as many storm drains cleaned as possible.
They say the free flow of water in the city's drainage system makes a huge difference in preventing flooding
The group says it plans to continue targeting different parts of the city through the end of summer and fall.


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