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Pompton Lakes Dam

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High Winds, Intense Waves Slam Jersey Shore As Sandy Bears Down

The storm is forecast to linger for 36 hours, according to experts. The prolonged event means high tides will complicate the effects of the storm.

CBS New York–10/28/2012

Pompton Lake Dam (file / credit: Evan Bindelglass / WCBS 880)

Report: Dam And Floodgate System In North Jersey Isn’t Responsible For Flooding

The nearly 600-page report found that the Pompton Lakes Dam floodgates worked correctly during Hurricane Irene last August and during flooding in March of 2010 and March of 2011.

04/12/2012

Point Pleasant Beach, New Jersey (credit: Michael Loccisano/Getty Images)

Serious Flooding Concerns Remain In N.J.

Floodwaters rose all across New Jersey, closing roads from side streets to major highways as Irene, the first hurricane to make landfall in the state in more than a century, weakened and moved on, leaving more than 600,000 homes and businesses without power.

08/28/2011

Parkway Avenue in Little Falls, N.J. (Photo/Steve Sandberg, 1010 WINS)

Frustrated NJ Residents Describe Flooding Plight

Hundreds of people remained out of their homes Saturday as major flooding continued along the Passaic and Raritan rivers in New Jersey.

03/12/2011