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Updated: 05/08/2014 02:00:50PM

After improvements, a flood in his backyard

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A neighbor adjoining Flamingo Ditch provided these photos, showing road flooding, although the ditch was recently escavated.

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David Napoliello's back yard on Flamingo Road still floods, even though Flamingo Ditch was recently repaired.

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Flamingo Ditch outfall still filled with sand. City engineers wanted a pump to relieve flooding but a lack of funds forced the project to be scaled back, without a pump.

By GREG GILES

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When David Napoliello, a Venice homeowner since 2000, heard about the Flamingo Ditch improvement project, he was elated.

Ever since he moved to Flamingo Drive in Venice, his property repeatedly flooded. He blamed it on the failures of Outflow No. 5, a large ditch that channels water into the Gulf.

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