City of Binghamton, New York

Mayor David Statement On Threat of Flood

12/24/2020

Mayor Richard C. David on Thursday issued the following statement:



“Heavy rain and rapid snowmelt may cause significant flooding in Binghamton this Christmas. While we want everyone to have a safe and enjoyable holiday, residents that live in flood prone areas must stay on alert.



“City of Binghamton Police, Fire and Public Works departments are on standby and monitoring river levels. Water and Sewer Department officials continue to clear catch basins and maintain stormwater infrastructure.



“I am in touch with the Governor’s Office if additional resources are needed to assist impacted residents.



“We should all take the threat of flooding seriously.”