Thursday, September 27, 2012
Would you develop here?
Others have shared photos of flooded fields where housing proposals are awaiting consideration. There isn't a stream running through "Urlay View" or the Green Lane playing fields but they still had a significant amount of water standing on them earlier in the week. Is it right to build houses where there's such a lack of natural drainage? How much more pressure would that put on the ecosystem in the area? And will the planning officers even take this kind of weather event into account, or will it be written off? Only time will tell.