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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 Anthony Birkett

Hi Everyone

Following on from Christine's post last week, we now have further images showing how the area may look once we're finished. Please find them attached. I'm sure you'll agree that the images look great!

Regards

Tony

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