Damage fixed, more assessment in the pipeline

PHOTO: GERARD O’BRIEN
PHOTO: GERARD O’BRIEN
A section of damaged pipes which caused flooding of businesses in Leith St, Dunedin, on Monday has been replaced.

Dunedin City Council 3 Waters group manager Tom Dyer said council contractors and staff assisted with the clean-up of affected businesses on Monday night.

"Staff are assessing the condition of all pipes in the area."

The council was also looking at short-term drainage options to minimise the likelihood of property damage ahead of potential works, Mr Dyer said.

While it was another section of the pipe affected in a separate flooding event on Boxing Day, the remaining pipe was also being assessed.

Traffic management remained in place in Leith St while the road was being repaired. 

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