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Nazareth residents air concerns about flooding issues

Nazareth residents air concerns about flooding issues

Severe summer rains have left some Nazareth residents complaining to local officials about flooding. Three residents expressed concerns at a Borough Council workshop session Thursday night about geysers of stormwater from sewer lines sending manhole lids airborne and torrents of water down streets onto their properties. Sandra Klotz, of East Center Street, said she will keep asking council for answers until something is done to fix the problem. She said recent rains have flooded her property, and that the problem was especially alarming this past winter. She said standing water got so bad last winter that it froze and caused a car to slide into her front yard. "I don't want...

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