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City crews dealing with standing water

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SPOKANE, Wash. -

The City of Spokane says Wastewater Management crews have received several reports of standing water Monday, particularly at intersections and at the bottom of hills. Crews are working to clear storm drains and large puddles.

Large puddles can be reported to the City Wastewater Management Department at (509) 625-7900 during regular business hours or at (509) 625-7800 after hours.

The city reminds drivers to slow down around standing water and try to avoid the puddles when possible.

In residential areas, residents are asked to clear drains of leaves and other debris near their properties if possible, to keep water flowing. Some storm drains may be clogged because of pine needles and other debris in the street following last month's wind storm.

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