09/02/2014 02:54 pm ET

Changing Climate Makes City Stormwater Management Harder, Health Risks Higher

On August 13th, New York State witnessed the greatest 24-hour rainfall, 13.27 inches, in its recorded history. The state record – last set in 2011 – was broken in West Islip, Long Island, fewer than 30 miles from the Queens border.

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