The heavy rains last weekend flooded parts of Rockaway, particularly on the bay streets in Arverne and in Bayswater. This flood was on Beach 97 Street, between the Rockaway Freeway and Rockaway Beach Boulevard. A resident, who asked only to be identified as Rafael, said that the city’s Department of Environmental Protection told him that many of the sewers in the area had collapsed and could not handle the heavy rains. The agency added that there are no plans to fix the sewers, but that they would pump out the water whenever it rains heavily. The area was pumped on Tuesday morning. 47p1.jpg

Email Us
Contact Us

Copyright 1999 - 2016 Wave Publishing Co. All Rights Reserved

Neighborhoods | History



Check Out News Podcasts at Blog Talk Radio with Riding the Wave with Mark Healey on BlogTalkRadio