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    wrexview
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    Before the council spends money on new cycle ways, the money would be better spent on a full review and action on all gullies in the city. Sludge gulpers only work on soft blockages , many of the drains in the city need digging out, they are full to the brim with solid soil and plants. Every fully functioning drain helps alleviate the flooding.

    #237040

    parkingmad
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    Well they cleaned up the drains in New Broughton a couple of weeks ago and that didn’t help.

    #237041

    DerekJackson
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    The problem is that the sludge gulper only sucks out mainly the debris in a vertical position – the sideway pipes need to be high pressure blasted until there is free flowing water – in some places it could be about an hour per manhole not the 15min that seems to occur – I wonder if the workers are not allocated enough time per drain to do a proper job.

    #237213

    Councillor X
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    just wait until they add all these new houses and see how the old sewers and water pipes cope.

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