Raw sewage cleared from Rickmansworth street

Picture by Tim Hodson (@mindshoot)

Picture by Tim Hodson (@mindshoot)

First published in News Watford Observer: Photograph of the Author by , Senior Reporter

Rickmansworth residents will no longer have to wade through sewage after Thames Water engineers fixed the leak yesterday.

Park Road, leading to High Street, was covered in sewage water yesterday after one of the wastewater pipes became blocked.

Sarah Sharpe, spokesman for Thames Water, said that heavy rainfall had caused the pipe to overflow onto the street.

She said: "Our engineers visited Park Road on Tuesday evening after we received reports of sewer flooding in the road.

"We found that a blockage in our pipe had led to wastewater, heavily diluted with rainwater, flooding up onto the road. This is now fixed and we’re really sorry to people affected."

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12:00pm Thu 13 Mar 14

John Dowdle says...

I hope people in Rickmansworth will feel some sympathy for people living in Gaza, where they have had to endure this problem for months due to the deliberate policy of the Zionist state of Israel deliberately targeting their water and waste management systems through military attacks.
Having to live with raw sewage is pretty disgusting when it is caused accidentally but the idea that the Zionist state of Israel has deliberately acted in a way to cause such a mishap just shows how disgusting they are.
Nethanyahu should be dropped into a sewage tank and left there until such time as he agrees to a fair resolution of a truly autonomous Palestine state.
I hope people in Rickmansworth will feel some sympathy for people living in Gaza, where they have had to endure this problem for months due to the deliberate policy of the Zionist state of Israel deliberately targeting their water and waste management systems through military attacks. Having to live with raw sewage is pretty disgusting when it is caused accidentally but the idea that the Zionist state of Israel has deliberately acted in a way to cause such a mishap just shows how disgusting they are. Nethanyahu should be dropped into a sewage tank and left there until such time as he agrees to a fair resolution of a truly autonomous Palestine state. John Dowdle
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2:02pm Thu 13 Mar 14

pepsiman says...

Why cant they call it uncooked instead of RAW
Why cant they call it uncooked instead of RAW pepsiman
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3:40pm Thu 13 Mar 14

John Dowdle says...

Most of it would be pre-cooked, would it not? While you are right about not calling it raw it is not necessarily correct to say it is uncooked either, is it?
Most of it would be pre-cooked, would it not? While you are right about not calling it raw it is not necessarily correct to say it is uncooked either, is it? John Dowdle
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5:12pm Thu 13 Mar 14

pepsiman says...

I've heard they eat a lot of Sushi in Ricky.......
I've heard they eat a lot of Sushi in Ricky....... pepsiman
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