Resident furious over flooded basement

An Okotoks resident is cleaning up soaked boxes and damaged walls after his basement flooded when a drain on a small pathway next to his townhome was clogged by ice.

The problem started when snow on the short path next to Shawn Clements’ home on Elm Place was not cleared and eventually froze, blocking a drain. When temperatures rose, water from melting snow ended up flowing down Clements’ driveway into his basement.

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