Flood prevention starts with a good drainage system, especially during heavy
downpours in Oklahoma thunderstorms. There are large, needed projects that
could be funded through a bond program.
New and replacement drainage pipes
Detention ponds and improved drainage
Storm sewer repairs
Equipment and technology upgrades
Neighborhood drainage projects
Flood prevention saves lives
Clear streets during and after storms for emergency responders
Prevents costly flood damage
Improves ease of property maintenances
Helps comply with National Flood Insurance Program regulatory requirements and lowers insurance rates
Improves quality of water draining to natural waterways
Monty Karns serves as the Transportation and Stormwater Services director. You may reach him at 405.533.8491 or firstname.lastname@example.org.