Storm drain project causes north Charlotte house to flood, homeowner says

Storm drain project causes flooding into house, homeowner says

CHARLOTTE — A storm drainage project meant to stop flooding in a north Charlotte neighborhood is doing the opposite for a homeowner.

Curtis Barksdale lives on Garvin Drive off Old Statesville Road and said on Friday floodwaters were making it into his home. After heavy rainfall this week, he is now forced to pump water from his home.

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In the video at the top of this webpage, Barksdale tells Channel 9 the extent of the damage rising water has caused.

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