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One of our top priorities is to reduce the risk of sewer flooding to our customers. Through our surface water management programme, ‘Rainwise’, we are working with our partners and local communities by managing the amount of rainwater in our sewer network. We have identified two areas in Crook and Howden le Wear where we can control the amount of rainwater entering the sewer, reducing the likelihood of flooding or pollution.

Update by Loren Jennings

Good afternoon!

I am happy to announce that we have identified two very good opportunities to become more Rainwise around Crook and Howden-le-Wear.  This would involve modifying our sewer network in the areas of High Hope Street and Hargill Road so that less rainfall enters the sewer.  Controlling the amoutn of water entering the sewer is very important to reduce the likelihood of flooding, as well as improving water quality and pollution.

We envision this work happening in 2018, so I will be in touch again soon with further details.  I hope you all have a happy Easter holiday.



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