Updates on Flood Project Planned for Thursday Meeting

The Mayors Council Rahway River Watershed Flood Control will be meeting at municipal Building on Dec. 13 at 7:30p.m. to update residents.

The Mayors Council Rahway River Watershed Flood Control will be meeting at the Cranford Municipal Building on Thursday Dec. 13 at 7:30p.m. to update residents on the progress of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers evaluation of flood mitigation projects, including the development of the South Mountain Regional Detention Basin.

Parking for the event will be across the street from the municipal building, which is still under repair from the damage brought by Hurricane  Irene.  

---Dan Aschenbach, Mayors Council Rahway River Watershed Flood Control


Editor's Note: The following is a list of Patch coverage dating back to Oct. 2011, related to the Mayors Council on Rahway River Watershed Flood Control:



  • Local Mayors Take First Major Step Toward Flood Control (Oct. 25, 2012)




  • Towns Will Finalize Interlocal Agreement To Begin Flood Remediation ()



  • Towns Along Watershed Join Together To Fund Flood Control Project ()


  • Mayors Form Task Force To Work With Army Corps Of Engineers (July 11, 2012)


  • Presentation Will Explain Flood Mitigation Proposal (June 26, 2012)


  • Mayors Council Asks Legislators For Funding To Advance Flood Relief (June 13, 2012)


  • Mayors, DEP Explore Blockages Along Rahway River (May 30, 2012)


  • Mayors Want to Use Reservation for Flood Control ()


  • Mayors to Show Essex Exec Flood Mitigation Plans ()


  • Flood Control Tops Mayors' List Of Priorities (May 1, 2012)


  • Mayors' Council Discusses Flood Mitigation Solutions ()


  • Financial Impact Of Hurricane Irene Tops $50 Million, Officials Say (March 8, 2012)


  • Lance, Army Corps Meet To Discuss Flooding In Cranford (Feb. 29, 2012)


  • Mayors Council Agrees to Master Plan For Bridges Along Rahway River (Jan. 27, 2012)


  • Government Mayor's Council on Rahway River Watershed Flood Control Meeting set for Jan. 26 (Jan. 19, 2012)


  • Mayor's Council on Rahway River Watershed Flood Control Meeting set for Jan. 26 ()


  • Mayors of Flood-prone Towns Head to Trenton (Dec. 2, 2011)


  • Mayors Turn to Governor for Help in Flood Control (Dec. 1, 2011)


  • Mayors’ Council Looks for Regional Solutions to Flooding (Nov. 30, 2011)


  • Watershed Conference Addresses Flood Control On A Regional Basis (Oct. 26, 2011 )


  • Regional Conference Will Address Flooding Issues (Oct. 20, 2011)


  • Officials Tour Watershed To Look For Flood Control Solutions ()


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