We bought our house at 20 Sherwood Rd in 2016. Since then, every time there is a very heavy rain storm, we’ve seen a gigantic pond of water form in front of our house. This picture is from this past week when the tropical storm came through. The water got so deep, that it came all the way up our front lawn and was against our house’s foundation. The owner of 16 Sherwood Rd said she has been reporting this issue for years. Can the city look into ways to improve the drainage for this area? It’s extremely concerning to us, and I think the solution needs to go beyond just pumping the sewer drains more often (though that is helpful) If we accidentally leave a car parked in front of our house during a heavy rainstorm, it will likely be severely damaged. When we bought our house, we were not made aware of this issue, and we are not in a designated flood zone, so we feel the City should help us out with this issue.
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