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By Jeff Pack

Lennar Corporation contends Monte Verde stormwater damage due to heavy rains


Last updated 3/29/2019 at 2:29am

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Lennar Corporation provides a statement to the Valley News regarding claims made by Temecula's Eric Kincheloe regarding flood damage he said was due to poor culvert engineering on the part of Lennar that led to significant damage in the creekbed on his property that is now his responsibility. In the statement, Lennar said the damage was caused by heavy rainfall and that the culvert was constructed in accordance with approved drawings.

The saga that has developed between Temecula resident Eric Kincheloe and a nearby developer, as well as several regional, state and federal agencies, continues to drag on.

In a story published by the Valley News March 15, Kincheloe said roughly 2.5 million cubic feet of soil was removed from his property on Monte Verde Road in unincorporated Temecula during the heavy rains Feb. 14 due to what he said was the poor engineering of a culvert that leads into his property. The nearby Lennar Corporation developments, Terracina and Atherton, Kincheloe said have compounded the problems, doing signi...

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