Businesses face flood risk bill
25th October 2012
BUSINESSES in the Lower Don Valley are to be asked to help pay for a £10.8m scheme to reduce the risk of flooding.
Floods in the area in 2000 and 2007 cost firms in the area millions of pounds and companies have warned the council that a repeat could put some out of business.
A scheme to repair gaps in existing defences and raising walls alongside better maintenance of drainage channels has been drawn up with a cost of around £10.8m.
Public funding will meet the bulk of the cost but the council is ......for the full story register now for free or login below...
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