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Hard Surfaces

Saturday, July 14, 2012 admin 1

With all the rain, we are well aware of the issues about flooding caused by surface water run-off. We had an enquiry this week about whether it is legal to have a completely sealed hard surface in your front ‘garden’. This is the response from the District Council: Householders have […]

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After Torrential Rain….

Sunday, July 8, 2012 admin 7

Rawreth Brook this morning was very full, but not dangerously so: But the brook by Laburnum Way in Rawreth Lane broke its bank: A resident wrote to us: Water subsiding now. I have cleared the covers of six drains in Laburnum Way and Rawreth lane, all completely blocked by debris […]

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A Pothole And An Overflowing Pond

Sunday, April 29, 2012 admin 0

Some more recent FixMyStreet reports: A pothole in Sutton Road: Reported in the Potholes category anonymously at 14:38, Thursday 26 April 2012 Sent to Essex County Council 1 minute later Pot hole caused by recent rain. and somewhat disguised as a big puddle by the rain. was shocked when i […]

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The State Of The Crouch

Sunday, April 29, 2012 admin 6

We’ve been looking at the Environment Agency website for information about the River Crouch. At 8 a.m. this morning they had a flood alert for the Upper Crouch – from Noaks Bridge to Runwell, including Wickford. A Flood alert means “Flooding is possible. Be prepared” No warnings at 8 a.m. […]

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Ron Reports Flooding Near Hambro Parade

Wednesday, April 25, 2012 admin 0

From the FixMyStreet website today: Flooding _ Reported by Ron Oatham at 13:21 today Sent to Essex County Council and Rochford District Council 4 minutes later _ Blocked and overflowing drain and manhole at the corner of Rawreth Lane and Hullbridge Road outside the shopscausing extensive flooding