Flood Risk Reduction in Hassocks

This Autumn has again seen a series of intense storms dumping a month’s-worth of rain in a day or two.  Central Hassocks has experienced some flooding due almost entirely to blocked road drains on the main road from Stonepound to the junction of Keymer Road with Grand Ave. Despite excessive rainfall the Herring stream did not over-top and we feel that our past work on natural flood management (NFM) together with members of HKD Transition and the Ouse and Adur Rivers Trust (OART) continues to mitigate flooding from the Herring stream and its tributaries.