An explanation of our Pointe West Storm Sewer System...
We have reviewed the drains and lakes through out the community. Although our lake levels are very high, everything appears to be functioning properly. This is due primarily to the high water levels in the adjacent canals along 16th Street, 12th Street and 74th Avenue where our lakes outfall into. The water level in these canals should soon begin to recede thus allowing our lake levels to go down. In the interim, we may experience standing water within the roadways through out the community however; these levels should not pose a threat to any residences.
Latest Update as of 3:00pm, August 20
We spoke with a representative of the Indian River Farms Water Control District, the entity responsible for maintaining the canal system around Pointe West and through out much of the county. All discharge structures are operating properly. The rain amounts we have received in the last 24 hours exceeded that of both Francis and Jeanne in 2004. Although it appears the water levels in the community have peaked and are beginning to recede, until the rain stops and the water levels in the canals go down we will continue to see standing water within the roadways through out the community. Again, these levels should not pose a threat to any residences.
Stephen R. Melchiori, PSM
OnSite Management Group
1999 Pointe West Drive
Vero Beach, FL 32966
(772) 794-9916 Fax