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On 26 Sep 2012 at 10:46am Den wrote:
All this rain - how high is it?!
On 26 Sep 2012 at 11:14am Harvey's wrote:
Better make some more beer
On 26 Sep 2012 at 11:50am Ress Teasy wrote:
It doesn't matter how high it is. With our marvellous flood defences, we may as well be on the top of a mountain. Trust the council!
On 26 Sep 2012 at 12:16pm Ratty wrote:
Flood defences are the responsibility of the Environment Agency, which is an offshoot of central government. If the government wants to invest in the building industry to get the economy going, flood defences would be a good place to start.
But I suppose the Home Builders Federation wouldn't see it like that.
On 26 Sep 2012 at 12:33pm Ed Can Do wrote:
Whilst flood defences to stop river water are all well and good, what's to stop the water rising up through the sewers, like it did last time Lewes flooded?
On 26 Sep 2012 at 8:01pm Ducatipete wrote:
Don't panic just yet, if you remember October 2000 it was much worse, 7 inches of rain in 12 hours and an amazing low pressure never before recorded plus October tides.
On 26 Sep 2012 at 11:33pm Deelite wrote:
Tides are low at the moment.
On 27 Sep 2012 at 8:53am Pete wrote:
Nice and dry up 'ere on the Nev...
On 27 Sep 2012 at 1:38pm Brixtonbelle wrote:
Let's face it - Lewes seems to flood every 30 years or so, flood defences or not.

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