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Monday, 21 June 2021

Woolmarket resident dealing with yard flooding

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Woolmarket resident dealing with yard flooding
Woolmarket resident dealing with yard flooding

A resident in the Woolmarket area is upset about the drainage and flooding issues on his property after the City of Biloxi dug a drainage ditch to the back of his home.

- a resident in the woolmarket- area is upset about the - drainage and flooding issues on- his property after the city of- biloxi dug a drainage ditch to- the back of his home- greg saucier says for about - three years he has been dealing- with issues with the city of- biloxi and the new subdivision- built - behind his home.- saucier has been living in his- home for over 30 years and has- never dealt with flooding issue- , ever since the subdivision wa- built and the drainage ditch wa- dug, his yard has been- flooding.

- - "only time its flooded was from katrina and - we have had water come up over- that ditch five, ten , fifteen- feet into the yard.

I'm - - - - not saying that's how deep it - was but that's how far up in th- yard maybe even further - than that.

My daughter in-law - said it was all the way up to - the steps which you - looking at a good 100 feet, but- the property across from us - across the ditch is sitting hig- - - - and dry no sitting water no - nothing.

Their about two or - three foot above- grade, above our grade which i- understand its supposed to only- be- one inch at the most" saucier says he has been to - board meetings and talked to- city officials, but nothing has- been

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