Residents: water plant a flood factor

Residents: water plant a flood factor

There are 4 comments on the WOOD-TV Grand Rapids and Michigan story from Mar 23, 2009, titled Residents: water plant a flood factor. In it, WOOD-TV Grand Rapids and Michigan reports that:

Many Park Township residents continue to express concern as to where the flooding problem in their neighborhoods is originating.

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Holland, MI

#1 Mar 23, 2009
There used to be big trees to suck up the water. Then greedy developers came in and clear-cut them, and put up subdivisions named after the trees they cut down and the animals they kicked out. Hooray for progress!

Belleville, MI

#2 Mar 24, 2009
i still say its a good idea not to build houses in low spots.

but try telling that to people.
i see more people grade their "new home" location into a giant cereal bowl, and developers are more than happy to oblige or just do it for them anyways.

but then no its not the rain and snow, its a conspiracy!

and yes trees do suck an awful lot of water "thousands of gallons". cut them all down and guess what.

Allegan, MI

#3 Mar 24, 2009
The water plant has been there for years. I am guessing that most of these residents have not. The water plant is a necessity to a metro area of 1.5 million people. A few annoying homeowners living a high water table area are not. Always looking for someone else to blame...that's the American way!

Avalon, WI

#4 Apr 13, 2009
Wonder where the $ will come from to pay for a fix - no doubt the homeowners pockets.

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