September 25, 2008

Coppermine flooding meeting on October 2nd

Press release from the city's public works department:



Coppermine Brook Drainage Study

The City of Bristol announced in April 2008 that it would be conducting a study of the Coppermine Brook watershed area. The City recently received the completed Coppermine Brook Drainage Evaluation report from its consultant. The purpose of the study was to analyze storm water flow during rain events in order to identify potential solutions that will mitigate flooding along the brook and within the watershed area.

Mayor Arthur J. Ward has requested a public information meeting to be held at the time and date indicated below to discuss the study and findings.

Coppermine Brook Drainage Study - Public Information Meeting

Date Thursday, October 2, 2008

Place: City Hall – Council Chambers

111 North Main Street

Bristol CT

Time: 6:30 PM

Interested parties may view the report at Public Works (111 North Main Street), the Bristol Public Library (5 Main Street), or at the Manross Library (260 Central Street). An executive summary of the report is available on the public works web site at under News and Information.

If you are unable to attend and have any questions please feel free to contact the City of Bristol Engineering Department at 584-6297.

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Anonymous said...

Mayor Ward, does the plan include sand bags too?

Anonymous said...

12:33 - lot of thought put into that request Wind Bag.

Anonymous said...

5:15 you are right about the amount of thought, That was Arts solution for the past two years.

Anonymous said...


That was the thought, or lack thereof, that Ward has put into his solution the past two years.