Clearing and repairing stormwater drains is an essential part of maintaining the roads for water pools lying on the roads seeps under the road creating a cushioning effect which, when pressure is applied such as a vehicle diving over the road surface forces water upwards damaging the surface and creating potholes.
- Labour team recruited locally to clear all Stormwater Drains across St Francis
- Priority areas will be high risk flooding areas, and those roads where repairs or re-surfacimg is being palnned.
- Anticipate a 6-12 month project to find and clear all Stormwater Drains
- Identification of additional Stormwater Drains will be made as part of road surveys