Walsall Council

Asset Management Reduce Localised Flooding & Improve Maintenance of Gully Network

Walsall Council

Walsall Council and their contractors Lafarge Tarmac are responsible for a network of 33,000 gullies.

Analysis by the Council in early 2013 identified that reactive gully cleaning cost more than ten times the amount of a planned clean.  It also revealed that whilst costs had remained broadly the same over recent years the gully network across Walsall had actually been cleaned less.  As a results a change in focus, from the costly and reactive approach of emergency gully cleaning, to a more targeted and intelligence led proactive regime was agreed

See attachment below for full details.

HMEP Asset Management Guidance Walsall Council.pdf