Many in Middle Tennessee have welcomed the recent rain as it has helped to ease the drought, but families in one Hendersonville neighborhood said they're at risk every time the rain falls.
Their homes keep flooding over and over again, and Tuesday they brought their pleas to the city to find a solution.
The homeowners said they are at their wit's end, and they want the city to do something about the flooding problem that affects as many as 25 houses in the area of Savely Court.
"I'm a renter on this road, and I lost everything from this flood," said resident Jill Cochran.
Cochran was in for a rude surprise when the apartment she rents on Savely Court took on 30 inches of water this week.
"I have eight children, I lost all my memories," Cochran said.
Baby books and old photos are all lost. And she's not the only one.
Mike Hudson said his home has flooded five times.
"I've spent close to $40,000 to fix my house," he said. "Every time I call my flood insurance they fix it. I don't know what to do anymore."
City officials said they aren't quite sure what the problem is, including maybe a catch basin or a culvert that's clogged. Or the culvert may be too small to handle the water that flows under railroad property.
"The railroad tracks act as a dam, so we have to go and upsize some of the culverts that run underneath the railroad tracks," said Mayor Scott Foster.
The fix could be expensive, and the city is setting aside money in its budget to at least look for a possible answer.
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