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Blocked ditches let runoff rise

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WENATCHEE — Nearly a dozen blockages in two critical canyon drainage ditches were the main cause of neighborhood flooding from a surprise July 28 rainstorm, Wenatchee city officials say. A city inspection after the storm revealed the No. 1 and No. 2 Canyon drainage ditches blocked by fences, overgrown weeds or landscaping, debris and even a garden shed.

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