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Seattle Public Utilities shares tips to help prevent neighborhood flooding and offers free sandbags

From Seattle Public Utilities: With heavy rain forecasted in Seattle this weekend, here are four tips to help you prevent localized flooding in your neighborhood: Rake a storm drain. One of the best ways to protect your property is keeping storm drains clear of leaves and other debris. This will keep the water flowing. For a longer term solution and support from us, join the Adopt-A-Drain program. Maintain gutters and downspouts. Clean your gutters and the drainage downspouts attached to your roof twice a year. Direct flows from downspouts away from your home, without discharging to adjacent properties. Maintain drainage systems. Don’t…

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