Water-Related News

Madeira OKs stormwater check

By Waynd Ayers

MADEIRA BEACH – The city of Maderia Beach will spend more than $160,000 for a thorough examination to determine the condition of its entire stormwater drainage system.

The system’s proper functioning is critical to the control of flooding during storm events, which has been a major issue for large portions of the city. Hurricane season began June 1.

The City Commission approved the expense at a special meeting held May 29, along with an emergency expenditure to repair two collapsed pipes.