Wednesday, December 02, 2009

Flooding issue

Having received concerns about flooding in the area around the west of Perth Road recently, I raised the concern with the City Engineer - who has responded earlier this week as follows :

"Fraser

A member of the Road Maintenance team has visited the site and inspected the gullies in the vicinity of Invergowrie Drive / Perth Road / River Crescent. At least 2 or 3 of the gully gratings are partly choked with leaves and other debris. As such, all of the gullies at this location are to be cleaned and jetted.

This should improve the drainage at this location but in times of very heavy deluges such we have been
experiencing lately it may be that the capacity of the sewerage system has simply been exceeded.

Once the gullies have been cleaned I will arrange for the site to be re inspected during rainfall."

I am pleased to advise that gullies have already been cleaned and jetted which will hopefully improve matters.