City of Rockford Clearing Storm Drains in Anticipation of Potential Rains

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ROCKFORD (WIFR) – The City of Rockford Public Works Department will be clearing storm drains today, February 19, 2014, in anticipation of potential rains forecast forThursday, February 20, 2014.

Due to the intense snow pack currently blocking many of the City’s storm drains, crews will be attempting to clear these structures beginning with known problem streets and/or low-lying areas.

Citizens who have storm drains adjacent to their properties are encouraged to do what they are capable of in clearing these drains as well.

If street flooding should occur on your street due to snow melt and rain, citizens should call the Street Division at (815) 987-5763 and a crew will be dispatched as quickly as possible.