Shepard St flooding expected to improve in 18 months
"A dramatic improvement to the flooding" in Shepard St, Umina, is expected over the next 18 months, according to Flood action group Woy Woy Peninsula Floods.
Group member Ms Sally Bell said Central Coast Council had advised the group that it was undertaking works on Mackenzie Ave and Onslow Ave.
"Council has engaged Barker Ryan and Stewart to undertake design for a new drainage pipeline on Mackenzie Ave and renewal works for the pipes between Carpenter and Glenn Sts has also commenced.
"Other works we've been told are scheduled to take place sometime during the 2019-20 Financial Year will be renewal works for the pipe system between Glenn St and Shepard St.
"Council believes that once this stage of the works is completed there will be dramatic improvement to the flooding on Shepard St," Ms Bell said.
The Woy Woy Peninsula Floods group operate through their Facebook page of the same name and Ms Bell urges all residents concerned about flooding in their neighbourhoods to get in touch with the group.
"We will continue to post updates to our page as we receive them from Council, but in the meantime we rely on all of you to continue to keep us updated about further flooding issues as they occur," Ms Bell said.
Social media, 17 Mar 2019
Sally Bell, Woy Woy Peninsula Floods