TA says drainage system good as rain floods streets

17.11.2011                      20.Cheschwan. 5772

Wintervorsorge:

TA says drainage system good as rain floods streets

Municipality says heavy work has been carried out to renovate city drainage system, prepared for winter.

Anyone who has been in Israel during a downpour knows the drill. The clouds open up and within minutes the city streets are covered in ankle-deep water that remains long after the rain stops, and crossing the street becomes a water sport.
Though it appears that the city of Tel Aviv has a severe paucity of storm drains, the Tel Aviv Municipality said Wednesday that they have undertaken a wide range of renovations to the city’s water drainage system….