During rainfall events, it is possible for some areas of the city to experience different levels of ponding. Ponding is the unwanted accumulation of water typically in flat areas and/or roadways.
In keeping with the city's commitment to innovative technology, the Integrated Stormwater Management Model (ISWMM) map aims to serve as an informational tool that provides real-time city ponding levels during rainfall events.
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The ISWMM system is connected to 28 rain/stream gauges across the city that report real time information. The information is then used to create real time ponding maps that include street ponding depths. Among its many benefits are:
Watch as Senior Engineer Manager, Jorge Alba, provides an overview of ISWMM and why it's such an innovative tool that helps keep our community safe.