What is Arlington doing to be more Flood Resilient?
Recent localized flooding from intense short periods of rainfall now challenges parts of our stormwater system due to issues of capacity and limited overland relief. Arlington is improving flood resilience by:
Stormwater Management Presentation to Civic Federation, Nov 14, 2023
Flood Resilient Arlington Presentation to Civic Federation, February 8, 2022 (begins at 1:14:40)
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Arlington’s stormwater system includes 10,000 storm drains, over 330 miles of storm sewers and 33 miles of natural stream channels.
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A County inter-departmental workgroup continues to address stormwater management and resilience, focusing on the key topics of:
- Emergency response/life safety notification
- Development and regulations
- Strategic improvements and policy changes
- Communications and engagement
The workgroup delivered an update on their efforts at the Feb. 25, 2020 Recessed Board Meeting.