Hurricane Sandy News Releases

Corps of Engineers making substantial progress with water removal mission

Published Nov. 3, 2012
Roughly 600 million gallons of storm water infiltrated the nation’s busiest and oldest underground mass transit system and critical inter-city roads requiring a comprehensive and deliberate approach to dewatering. USACE has deployed technical experts and pumps in response to FEMA’s $20 million mission assignment to dewater the impacted infrastructure.