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Highway drains onto private land causing flooding

Reported in the Roads/highways category anonymously at 20:28, Sat 18 November 2017

Sent to Oxfordshire County Council 2 minutes later

Pyrton Lane carriageway has no provision of highway drains. Run-off is continually flowing onto private property at no.s 20-26. This water is subsequently only being handled by soakaways on the private property, which are regularly being overwhelmed and flooding the courtyard. This run-off is not natural drainage and is therefore the responsibility of OCC highways to channel towards watercourses under the Highways Act. The private landowners are legally not obliged to accept this water from OCC highways. It is requested that OCC explore necessary mitigating works to prevent this run-off.

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  • We have had no contact from OCC on this matter. Please could somebody contact us, arrange to visit and help with some solutions.

    Posted anonymously at 16:09, Thu 25 January 2018

  • This report has been closed. However the issue has been passed to the Highways & Drainage team for consideration for future programmed works.

    State changed to: No further action

    Posted by Oxfordshire County Council at 12:57, Sun 16 September 2018

  • Thank you for your enquiry. We have investigated your report and it has been actioned to be fixed.

    State changed to: Action scheduled

    Posted by Oxfordshire County Council at 15:27, Mon 17 September 2018

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    State changed to: No further action

    Posted by Oxfordshire County Council at 17:05, Tuesday

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