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NYC wraps up project preventing Staten Island flooding

A total of 44 New Yorkers died in Superstorm Sandy, with 24 of the casualties on Staten Island. 

Adolfo Carrion

Oct 30, 2023, 10:07 PM

Updated 231 days ago

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Just one day after the 11-year anniversary of Superstorm Sandy, New York City has finished a project that will prevent flooding in Staten Island.
A total of 44 New Yorkers died in that storm, with 24 of the casualties on Staten Island. 
The Blue Belt on Staten Island is a drainage system that takes care of runoff water that would typically flood city streets and sidewalks, covering 94 acres of land. 


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