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Monks Wood, North Shields Surface Attenuation

We are working with the community to explore opportunities to reduce the risk of flooding by removing surface water from our network, using sustainable methods where possible. We are bringing this Rainwise project to Monks Wood in North Shields. Northumbrian water plan to install new Sewers to provide highlevel relief to the existing network entering Monks Wood, transferring high flow to an adjacent combined sewer on Beach Road. We may install a new sewer and SuDS basins to divert surface water to free up capacity in the combined sewer on Beach Road. The surface water will be attenuated, then discharged into the highway drainage network, which will allow the augmentation of the existing flood alleviation scheme.

Update by Ashley Ferguson

Good afternoon,

Great news, North Tyneside have granted planning permission for the construction of our flood alleviation scheme in your area.

We have taken on board your comments from our last consultation exercise and from the planning process, and will be revising our reinstatement accordingly.  Our next steps will be to move to construction planning with a view of a construction start in the winter of this year.  In the coming weeks we will be posting on here, our reinstatement plans and conducting a letter drop to our customers giving greater detail of our construction programme.

Ashley

 

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