“Early next year, staff will install devices that prevent flooding back-flow through city drains during high-water events at five locations in the Lynnhaven Colony neighborhood.”

Read entire article at Pilotonline.com:

The city is tasked with finding a permanent solution as it watches the sea levels rise, coupled with more intensive weather events, City Manager Jim Spore said in a letter to the council.

His staff will present a comprehensive plan early next year.

Crab Creek outfall back flow preventer installed

Crab Creek outfall back flow preventer installed

Hopefully they will be as successful as the one installed in Crab Creek that prevented storm surge flooding coming through the storm drains in October 2012 during Super Storm Sandy.

Previously at SDCC.info:

    Catastrophic storm plug for Crab Creek outfall prevented widespread tidal flooding in Ocean Park.

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