Happy solution to a longrunning flooding problem

Coun Smith surveys the problem in Happy Alley before it was solved

Coun Smith surveys the problem in Happy Alley before it was solved

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A flood problem involving a popular Longridge path which has been long-running in more ways than one has at last been solved.

And it is all thanks to Coun David Smith’s research to find owners of the land and to United Utilities for stepping in last week and being determined to find the cause.

Water had been flowing from a culvert on to the “Happy Alley” path from Chapel Hill for many years, threatening to destroy the pathway to Pinfold Lane, which is regularly used by walkers, horse riders and trekkers as well as several homeowners .

 

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