Please join me in making sure the storm drains in front of your home or throughout your neighborhood are clear of leaves and other debris. This is important so that water flows into the drains and does not flood our streets and roads. As winter approaches it is even more important as water can work its way into cracks and between the road and curbing, freeze and thaw, which then starts breaking down the road itself. Help protect our roads as well as making it safer for drivers and those who walk or ride bikes. Your friends, neighbors, and others will appreciate you taking a few minutes to clean off the drains and then dispose of the leaves and debris properly so they do not end up back over the grates or in the gutters.