It is the time of year when drainage ditches and becks can become overgrown. When water volumes are generally low, it is important that the opportunity is taken to clear vegetation and debris from the channels.
That is particularly challenging at present because of coronavirus restrictions.
We were pleased to see that local Councillor Andrew Waller is pressing the Marston Moor IDB to ensure that maintenance work continues.
Failure to do so could lead to flooding when wet weather returns.