UK woman kayaks down busy industrial estate road to highlight problem of persistent flooding

This footage shows the moment a woman hopped in a kayak to row down a busy industrial estate flooded ROAD. Haven Road, in Colchester, Essex, is frequently left under as much as one metre of water, as high spring tides bubble up through the storm drains - leaving many cars unable to pass along the road. And to highlight the persistent flooding problem - which happens as often as every other week - one resident hopped in a KAYAK to row along the flooded road. Environmental campaigner Bryony Coles, 30, carried her kayak from the banks of the River Colne - 300 metres from Haven Road - to the industrial estate in the early hours of last Friday morning (May 28). And she was surprised to find that the water was actually deep enough for her to comfortably paddle through in the boat. Bryony, who lives on a houseboat on the River Colne, said: "The flooding on Haven Road has been the talk of the town for a while now. *Video filmed 28th May 2021.

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