Mayor Adams Releases Rainfall Ready NYC Action Plan, Preparing City Government and New Yorkers for More Extreme Rainfall

July 7, 2022

NEW YORK—New York City Mayor Eric Adams, New York City Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) Commissioner Rohit T. Aggarwala, and New York City Emergency Management (NYCEM) Commissioner Zach Iscol today released the Rainfall Ready NYC action plan—a plan to prepare the city government and everyday New Yorkers for more extreme rainfall in the future. As climate change brings more extreme weather to the five boroughs, the city is making significant investments in infrastructure to keep New Yorkers safe, and today’s action plan outlines the additional steps New Yorkers can take to protect themselves and their property.

Read the full Mayoral Press Release.