The Flooding Debate – March 2008

Environment Will Ease The Way For Planning

“Rye’s Own” has learned that the Environment Agency is prepared to lift objections they had regarding flood worries over the building of 135 dwellings to the north of Udimore Road if suitable conditions can be imposed on any planning permission granted in relation to the site.

We can reveal that these conditions will include installing water delaying valves, known as Hydrobrakes, in the drainage system, two water basins, (lakes or tanks), along with ‘swales’ (earth banks) that will hold the water back. Continue reading The Flooding Debate – March 2008