Binghamton Works to Pick Up

July 22, 2010 Updated Nov 18, 2006 at 11:28 PM EDT

For many people, this week's disaster brought sad reminders of the destruction we saw six months ago.

But for others, the damage was much worse than in June.

Volunteers helped clean Scott Chalkers home here on Prospect Street.

Flash flood water from route 17 made it's way into his yard Thursday night.

The water broke his basement windows, sending more than 3 feet of water into his home.

Chalkers ran a computer business out of his basement.

Now most of those computers are ruined.

"Unfortunately it's flood damage, it's not covered by insurance. You know, I've lost a lot of my computer equipment for my business. I'm not going to be able to recover that," Chalker said.

And down the hill from Chalkers home, one woman is still pumping water out of her Elm Street home.

Terri Toran is using plastic pipes, hoses, and gutter drains to get rid of the flood water.

Her basement took on three feet of it.

Toran and her family say they're frustrated because they just finished cleaning up from June's flood.

"I'm ready to move, but I bought the house so I'm not going anywhere," she said.

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