Metro credits the sharp drop in incidents to waterproofing of tunnels, particularly the especially-vulnerable stretch of Red Line tunnel between Friendship Heights and Medical Center stations.
Wet basements are often par for the course after
big storms like Sandy and waterproofing them
properly is key.
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