MAJOR clean-up operations are underway within the Cotswolds after floods injured Christmas for many in the centre.
With near immediate effect flood affected areas across Cirencester, Siddington and Southerly Cerney have largely showed water levels stabilise also known as reduce slightly.
Some locations remain at risk however along with the council is working with your dog’s contractor Ubico to support people resident with sandbagging and moving water.
Leader of the council Paul Harris said: “We performing what we can to help truthfully a major issue is the inundation of sewer systems where you have caused sewage to innundation homes and gardens and also homes to be left without need of flushing toilets.
“We have acknowledged as on Thames Water to be able to more support to residents who are severely affected and uncover at ways in which capacity can even be created within the sewer systems so toilet facilities would be reinstated.
“Anyone concerned about sewage back up through toilets, mess up and showers should take note of advice on the councils web sites. ”
Councillor Harris also uneasy the importance of taking care in the financial compensation and clean up of acreage flooding.
He added: “We must urge residents to contact this special insurance companies as soon as possible, they may evaluate assess the damage before you pull off anything from your home and we strongly urge that you take lots of snap shots of the damage.
“Please take care a person still flood water in the property, once water sections stop rising you can physical contact our out of hours service if you need water pumping competeing.
“We would advise our residents not to use their own motors or pumps as these can even be hazardous in unventilated spaces.
“Once your insurer has acquiescing that you can remove flood dented items the council might arrange to collect flood affected carpets, furniture etc anywhere from outside of your property free of charge.
“Please cell the council on 01285 623000 from Monday, The following year 4, to arrange for this no cost of charge service. ”
Cabinet Member of Waste, Recycling and Racing, Andrew Doherty said: “We know what a mess flood waterway leaves behind, particularly where sewer systems have also been inundated realising sewage to flood pavement and gardens.
“Our contractor Ubico Limited will be prioritising highway cleansing in the areas that had been flooded to ensure we apparent areas as quickly as possible, once come pouring waters have receded”.
Further assistance on what to do during or after your own flood event is available in the councils website.