Nevis water run off liability questioned
The city's liability in water run off issues in Nevis is being handled gingerly, maintenance supervisor Don Umthun cautioning fixing problems "could be opening up a can of worms."
Angie Otterness, who owns a Nevis student-built house on Evergreen Drive, had approached the city on problems with water run-off in her yard. A swale had been suggested, which she'd rejected, "because it would not be a permanent fix."
Otterness indicated road upgrades had caused the problem.
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