The season of soggy socks is upon us, as leaf-clogged storm drains spawn treacherous pools
They lie in wait, dark and still and nearly indistinguishable from the pavement beneath, until an inattentive pedestrian plunges in, calf-deep. Even the alert walker must hike 'round the lake, which sometimes covers half an intersection.
So don't just pass a flooded drain by with a grumble—call the Bureau of Environmental Services
at 503-823-1700 and report it.