This interview originally aired on June 7, 2022, by WRLN. Click here to listen.
Downpours from the beginning of Storm Alex overwhelmed stormwater systems across Miami-Dade county this past weekend.
"45% of these local governments did not have a written stormwater management permit," said Dr. Rachel Silverstein, Executive Director of Miami Waterkeeper. "We're already seeing stormwater systems failing from sea level rise."