MIAMI (CBSMiami) – Flooding is usually a problem in parts of Miami due to tidal flooding.
Whether it’s the area around Alton Road and 5th street or on West Avenue and 10th street, tidal flooding causes the waters to rise out of storm drains.READ MORE: Dolphins Dominate Depleted Giants 20-9 For 5th Straight Win
On Tuesday night though, the roads were dry.
New storm water pumps on Miami Beach appear to be doing their job, keeping roads mostly clear as seasonal high tides roll in.READ MORE: Injunction Denied In Health Care Vaccination Fight
City officials hope the $400 million pump system upgrade will reduce flooding and improve drainage.
The pumps will likely get a workout over the next few days as the higher tides continue due to the strong gravitational pull of the earth, sun and moon all being in alignment.MORE NEWS: Experts Believe Other States Could Switch To Electric Mowers Like California
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