We have, in the early stages of this project, worked with the community to explore opportunities to reduce the risk of flooding by removing surface water from our network, using sustainable methods where possible. This project has also been part of Northumbrian Water’s Rainwise initiative and further details are available following links on the project portal.
Northumbrian Water have now installed sewers to provide a high-level relief to the combined sewers crossing Beach Road diverting them to the combined sewer network running on the north side of Beach Road. We have also separated the surface water sewers from the Preston Grange estate and Whitehouse Primary School to be attenuated in sustainable urban drainage storage basins, these basins are being constructed now.
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