Thursday, 11 August 2011

Southside/Newington avoids major floods

No repeat of Balcarres St flood in July
With the considerable and sustained heavy rain I have waited in vain for emergency situations in the ward.  I have just been informed by the Task Force of their recent involvement.  Remarkably, there have been only three relatively minor incidents (I said relatively!) - in Mayfield Road, Clinton Road and Kilmaurs Road/Drive.

There is more rain due over the next few days but the indications are that it will not be nearly as heavy or sustained as we have experienced.

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