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How to stop overflowing water from other properties?

Barbara35
Growing in Experience

How to stop overflowing water from other properties?

I have an existing colourbond fence as a boundary fence between my property and the adjoining property.

I continually have flooding when heavy rain pouring through from their  place. It is like a dam has burst and we have renewed all of our storm water and drains  at a cost of $9000.

Our drainage accommodates water on our property but not the extra from behind. When this happens it floods the top level which becomes like a swimming pool and over the garden and is like a waterfall coming down over the steps  to the patio. When the water gets to the patio we have to broom it to the side so that it doesn't enter the house. We have had to have SES provide sand bags.

We have spoken to the neighbor who says his yard floods as well but says it is nature and is not prepared to do anything .

We have spoken to the Council on a number of occasions and one again they are looking into it.

We are having quotes to build a wall across the back but this is very expensive. We thought we would get cement sheeting and put that across the back to prevent this flooding. We were thinking  of making it approx 3ft high. and to go across approx 405ft 

Not sure what product to use and really need help.

 

EricL
Bunnings Team Member
Bunnings Team Member

Re: How to stop overflowing water from other properties

Hello @Barbara35 

 

Let me tag @mort57 to make them aware of your offer. I'm sure that when they read your posts, they will find the information very handy and useful.

 

Eric

 

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Barbara35
Growing in Experience

Re: How to stop overflowing water from other properties

Hi Eric,

 

Is it possible to speak to you on the phone?

EricL
Bunnings Team Member
Bunnings Team Member

Re: How to stop overflowing water from other properties

Hello @Barbara35 

 

You can send me a private message if you need assistance. I'll answer it from that end.

 

Eric

 

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