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Citizens asked to prepare for heavy rainfall tomorrow and Saturday

01-Nov-2018
Residents are asked to prepare for a pair of weather systems that are expected to bring heavy rain to our region tomorrow and Saturday. The two storms could bring a combined 80 mm of rain and produce moderate winds.   

The City’s Transportation and Environment Services crews are preparing trucks with road barricades and signage today and will continue to clear major catch basins and drainage gutters across the City. Saint John EMO will also monitor the weather and respond if necessary.

What you can do to help

 Help clear neighbourhood catch basins and gutters that may be covered in leaves, garbage and other debris. Keeping them clear will provide better drainage for stormwater. 
 Use caution and be safe when at beaches and around other coastal areas.
 Reduce driving speeds, keep headlights on, observe all posted signage and barricades and avoid any area that is covered in water.

To report flooding, contact the City’s Customer Service at 658-4455. 

To report a fallen power line or power outages, call Saint John Energy at 658-5252 or visit them online

For emergencies, call 911.

Click here for information on reducing the risk of a flood.

For updates, visit www.saintjohn.ca, follow us on Twitter or Facebook and local media.

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