Linden’s floods stir new-housing concerns
Mark Ferenchik 6/19/2020 The Columbus Dispatch eEdition
Heavy rains in March and May led to flooded basements and backyards in neighborhoods throughout Columbus and Franklin County, including the Linden area, where residents of the Kenmore Park neighborhood saw sewage come up through basement drains.
Rayna Morgan, a Kenmore Park resident and local real estate agent, said the basement of a rental property she owns had three inches of water in the basement after the May rains.
Morgan, who also is a North Linden area commissioner, said she fears a 45-unit apartment project slated to be built nearby on Cleveland Avenue and hooked into century-old sewer lines will contribute to more basement flooding...click here to read more.