Golf Course Estimates Thousands In Damage After Flooding
Golf Course Estimates Thousands In Damage After Flooding


BUT A DROP IN HEAT AND HUMIDITY STARTS MONDAY. WE’LL HAVE DETAILS COMING UP. TODAY’S WEATHER IS CERTAINLY HELPING THOSE IMPACTED BY THE FLOODING AS THEY CLEAN UP. BUT ONE BUSINESS OWNER IN THE NORTH HILLS SAYS IT’S NOT JUST THE RAIN CAUSING PROBLEMS FOR HIM. HERE’S BOB ALLEN. REPORTER: THE LAST THREE DAYS HAVE BEEN A LIVING NIGHTMARE FOR THE PENNSYLVANIA GOLF ACADEMY AND DRIVING RANGE. THE BUSINESS REMANGES CLOSED AFTER TWO DAYS OF — REMAINS CLOSED AFTER TWO DAYS OF HEAVY RAIN THAT LEFT TONS OF MUD AND A SMALL LAKE ON THE DRIVING RANGE 10 FEET DEEP GOING OUT 75 YARDS, THAT’S HOLDING A LOT OF WATER. REPORTER: GENE WALTER AND FAMILY AND FRIENDS HAVE BEEN WORKING AROUND THE CLOCK TO CLEAR AWAY THE MUD AND DEBRIS. HIS LOSSES ESTIMATED IN THE THOUSANDS. WE LOST I DON’T KNOW HOW MANY THOUSANDS OF GOLF BALLS IN THE STORM HERE, PROBABLY 15,000 GOLF BALLS, SO BASICALLY WE LOSE LESSON REVENUE AND DRIVING RANGE REVENUE. REPORTER: HE SAYS IT’S THE FIFTH FLOOD AT THE BUSINESS THIS YEAR. HE ADMITS THE BUSINESS IS IN THE VALLEY, BUT THE THE FLOODING IS COMING FROM OTHER SOURCES. NOT ENOUGH GOOD DRAINAGE WILL TAKE ON THE RESPONSIBILITY OF THE ENTIRE NEIGHBORHOOD. REPORTER: AND THAT’S BLAMED ON TWO DEAD END STREETS. A NEIGHBOR SHOT THIS VIDEO THAT VERIFIES THE SEWERS WERE INEFFECTIVE. ON THE OOP STREET WATER WAS VIDEOED RUNNING DOWN THE HILL STRAIGHT FOR THE GOLF COURSE. JUST MASS DESTRUCTION. IT STARTED OFF FROM THE TOP UP HERE, GOING DOWN TO THE BACK, DOWN INTO THE GOLF COURSE AREA, AND IT WAS A RAGING RAPID. REPORTER: MEANWHILE WALTER SAYS HE’S ASKED THE TOWNSHIP FOR HELP, BUT SAYS HE’S GOTTEN NO RESPONSE AND HE’S CONSIDERING TAKING THE TOWNSHIP

1 thought on “Golf Course Estimates Thousands In Damage After Flooding”

  1. basher214 says:

    Wow that is terrible

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