Tropical Storm Isaac Update #3
Updated: 9:45 a.m., Tuesday, Aug. 28, 2012
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City events and services
As of 9:45 a.m., here is the status of services and events in Port St. Lucie:
- City Hall and other city offices will be open for business Tuesday, Aug. 28
- The public is asked to report any serious conditions to the city at (772) 871-5100, or to call 9-1-1 for emergencies
- Residents are asked to keep children from playing in standing water, which may contain potential hazards such as snakes, fire ants, bacteria, etc.
- Approximately 10 inches of rain fell on the city Monday, Aug. 27, adding to the four inches that fell Sunday. More than seven inches fell between 1 and 2 p.m.
- Major flooding has subsided. Some low-lying areas still have standing water
Water and sewer
- Residents are asked to minimize water use such as unnecessary laundry washing, showering, etc. This is to prevent an overload to the sewerage system, which is infiltrated by stormwater during heavy rainfalls.
- Crews are monitoring a 16-inch wastewater force main on Airoso between Sagamore and Twylite terraces. It was exposed by erosion
- Crews are monitoring a 6-inch wastewater low-pressure line on Floresta Drive between Naranja and Verada avenues. It was exposed by erosion.
- Floresta Drive between Naranja and Verada avenues is closed to all traffic because of major erosion
- All other roads in the city are open again and passable, though several still have standing water
Garbage collection and yard debris
- For safety reasons, Waste Pro discontinued all trash and recycling pickup in the city Monday afternoon, but is continuing regularly scheduled Tuesday service. For those who were missed Monday, Waste Pro will pick up again on the next regularly scheduled pickup day, which is Thursday, Aug. 30.
- Waste Pro can be reached at (772) 595-9390