LiveWednesday's live floodwatch

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  • River levels continue to rise in South Worcestershire.
  • We'll be keeping an eye on the situation throughout the day.
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11:25am Wed 30 Jan 13

uptonX says...

Upton is open. The flood defences have helped the riverside pubs but water has to go somewhere so flooding is much worse on Hanley Road (which is shut again) and other parts of town such as East Waterside and the Ham. Photos and measurements prove that now. General view around town is we would have been better off just accepting the pubs by the river flood each year, that would be manageable and at least the roads would be open and we would not have the huge poluting diesel pumps running 24/7 that the EA are using to try to put the water that leaks past the flood gates back in the river.
Upton is open. The flood defences have helped the riverside pubs but water has to go somewhere so flooding is much worse on Hanley Road (which is shut again) and other parts of town such as East Waterside and the Ham. Photos and measurements prove that now. General view around town is we would have been better off just accepting the pubs by the river flood each year, that would be manageable and at least the roads would be open and we would not have the huge poluting diesel pumps running 24/7 that the EA are using to try to put the water that leaks past the flood gates back in the river. uptonX
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12:30pm Wed 30 Jan 13

upton kid says...

Obvious you do not live or have to make a living from the pubs.
Seems a bit of a selfish attitude but if that is what you think so be it.
Obvious you do not live or have to make a living from the pubs. Seems a bit of a selfish attitude but if that is what you think so be it. upton kid
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6:29pm Wed 30 Jan 13

The Doosra says...

uptonX wrote:
Upton is open. The flood defences have helped the riverside pubs but water has to go somewhere so flooding is much worse on Hanley Road (which is shut again) and other parts of town such as East Waterside and the Ham. Photos and measurements prove that now. General view around town is we would have been better off just accepting the pubs by the river flood each year, that would be manageable and at least the roads would be open and we would not have the huge poluting diesel pumps running 24/7 that the EA are using to try to put the water that leaks past the flood gates back in the river.
Fine, take the flood defences away and give them to a community a **** sight more appreciative than the good people of Upton.

Then watch your riverside pubs close, one by one reducing employment opportunities and give potential tourists even less reason to visit - but hey! the Hanley Road would still be open.
[quote][p][bold]uptonX[/bold] wrote: Upton is open. The flood defences have helped the riverside pubs but water has to go somewhere so flooding is much worse on Hanley Road (which is shut again) and other parts of town such as East Waterside and the Ham. Photos and measurements prove that now. General view around town is we would have been better off just accepting the pubs by the river flood each year, that would be manageable and at least the roads would be open and we would not have the huge poluting diesel pumps running 24/7 that the EA are using to try to put the water that leaks past the flood gates back in the river.[/p][/quote]Fine, take the flood defences away and give them to a community a **** sight more appreciative than the good people of Upton. Then watch your riverside pubs close, one by one reducing employment opportunities and give potential tourists even less reason to visit - but hey! the Hanley Road would still be open. The Doosra
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7:37pm Wed 30 Jan 13

Hack says...

uptonX still manages to be stuck in the last century - just brush it out, Upton's always flooded - and his/her post indicates how narrow is their view. Never flooded have you? The general view in Upton is the defences are the best thing that could have happened. The pumps take water that cannot flow into the flooded river. The pumps don't pollute, it's your tirade that's the pollution.
uptonX still manages to be stuck in the last century - just brush it out, Upton's always flooded - and his/her post indicates how narrow is their view. Never flooded have you? The general view in Upton is the defences are the best thing that could have happened. The pumps take water that cannot flow into the flooded river. The pumps don't pollute, it's your tirade that's the pollution. Hack
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