Questions

Title Question / Comment Category Name Date Location
Government policy on upland management
What pressure can we put on govt. Instead of subsidising management that increases flooding, penalise those who make it worse. Priorities re- land stewardship payments
Jenny
Greenwood
07/02/16
Upland Management
What pressure can we put on Walshaw estate re- upland management
Jenny
Greenwood
07/02/16
The role of sewage
Is the sewage company being held to account? Can anything be done to prevent sewage entering flood water and do we know how much extra damage was caused by the presence of sewage?
Jenny
Greenwood
07/02/16
Terracing
Hillsides could be terraced and have small levies along the steep hillsides to direct flow
P
Cooper
07/02/16
Water store at Mayroyd
Mayroyd/Clog Factory Land could accommodate a man made lake to store/slow down river flow
P
Cooper
07/02/16
What will the Planning Department do?
Designing houses for a 1 in 100 years event is not good enough. How will Planning tighten up policy to make sure new houses do not add to the problems
Anne
Handley
07/02/16
Our MP
Our MP and the floods minister should be invited to have a public discussion about issues raised tonight
Nina
Smith
07/02/16
Why no funding?
Is there any reason why gov. will not find the shortfall for Hebden/Mythmroyd scheme?
Nina
Smith
07/02/16
Dredge and raise walls
Dredge Jumble Hole Clough and the Calder, raise river wall by 1m (sandbags) behind Woodland View and Garage
Mr
Murty
07/02/16
Reduce waste water?
Would it help to ask people to reduce waste water in times of floods? Eg. Reduce number of flushes, use washng machine less etc.
Char
March
07/02/16
Response when the siren goes off
How do we harness the willingness of people to help out by pre-planning where help is going to be needed when the siren goes
Amber
Wright
07/02/16
Sewers
It's a particular problem in Hebden during flooding. How can it be reduces?
Mo
Ludlam
07/02/16
Blocked drains
I frequently see blocked drains in Hebden Bridge. Why are they not cleared regularly?
Mo
Ludlam
07/02/16
Address the funding shortfall
We need to get the government to agree to provide the necessary funding for the major problems we face
Lesley
Jackson
07/02/16
Is the Environment Agency up to the job?
Do they have the technical expertise? They seem ineffectual and lacking in vision. Learn from lessons elsewhere.
Lesley
Jackson
07/02/16
Individual responsibility
Educate individual householders on their individual responsibility for rainfall on their property = cumulative attenuation
Stella
Peterson
07/02/16
What do we know about flow rates?
What was the maximum flow of water through Hebden from Calder, Hebden Water and Colden Water? How much storage capacity exist within the valley? What will it take, in terms of better flow rate, to reduce the flood level in Hebden by 1m?
Ian
Law
07/02/16
what can individuals do?
I'd like to be able to do something now – small measures that everyone can to make our gardens hold more water, divert water away from surface drains and river
Stella
King
07/02/16
Mapping of flood levels
Is the mapping of flood levels and sources comprehensive enough, as opposed to river levels
John
Ludlum
07/02/16
Dredge the rivers
It creates more room in the rivers so why not dredge them?
Richard
Readyhough
07/02/16

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