West Ashley homeowners sick of flooding


FROM THE MAYOR. HOMEOWNERS ARE FRUSTRATED. THAT ARE DEALING WITH FLOODING IN THEIR HOMES FOR THE THIRD TIME. WE HAVE A REPORTER WHO SPOKE WITH THE CITY ABOUT THE EFFORTS TO FIX THE PROBLEM ON THESE VERY ROADS. I STARTED RAISING EVERYTHING IN MY GARAGE. THERE WAS NOTHING ON THE FLOOR IN HIS HOME. HIS TRUCK DOUBLED AS A BOAT. IT IS ABSOLUTELY DEVASTATING. HE SAID THAT HE IS DISAPPOINTED WITH THE CITY BECAUSE THEY HAVE NOT FIXED THE PROBLEM. MY WHOLE LIFE IS INSIDE THAT HOUSE. MY PROPERTY IS A BEAUTIFUL PROPERTY. I REALLY THINK THAT I HAVE LOST A GREAT DEAL OF VALUE BECAUSE OF THE FLOODING. THIS IS MY INHERITANCE TO PESTO TO MY CHILDREN. NEIGHBORS CLAIM OVERDEVELOPMENT CAUSED THE FLOODING. MY HOUSE DID NOT HAVE WATER IN THE YARD UNTIL 2015. HE APPRECIATE THE GESTURE BUT UNTIL SOMETHING IS DONE, HE IS WORRIED THAT HE WOULD BE DEALING WITH HIGH WATERS FOR A LONG TIME TO COME. THEY SAID THEY HAVE HAD THEIR ENGINEERS LOOK AT THE ISSUES AND THE SAY THAT EVERYTHING HAS BEEN BUILT UP TO CODE. THE CITY SAID THAT THEY ALSO HIRED A THIRD-PARTY ENGINEERING FIRM TO GET A SECOND OPINION ON WHAT IS CAUSING ALL OF THIS FLOODING. THEY SAID THAT THAT

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