Blocked drain causing flooding
Reported in the Drainage category anonymously at 09:52, Fri 30 November 2018
Sent to Oxfordshire County Council 3 minutes later
Blocked drain outside 37 Upper High Street at the junction with Nelson Street causing surface water on road and potential flooding to basement if not cleared.
Council ref: ENQ18820462
Thank you for your enquiry. This issue has been passed onto the relevant team for investigation.
State changed to: Investigating
Posted by Oxfordshire County Council at 09:55, Fri 30 November 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 13:35, Mon 3 December 2018
Please could the team also investigate the similarly blocked drain outside 38 Upper High Street. Neither of these two drains are able to cope with the run-off of heavy rain from Nelson St and the water on Upper High Street.
Posted anonymously at 09:34, Fri 7 December 2018
I note this was scheduled to be fixed on 3rd December 2018, and yet nothing has happened.
I have attached pictures to show how it is currently.
I will state here that I have expensive musical equipment in my basement, and if it gets ruined due to your negligence for not having fixed a problem that you were alerted to 16 months ago, I will be forced to sue you for the replacement.
Please just get this fixed.
Posted anonymously at 17:29, Mon 10 February 2020
And the run-off simply flows down Upper High Street to the next drain outside the dentist's premises (corner of Nelson Street and Upper High Street) which requires investigation as it cannot cope with the volume of water. This was also reported in December 2018.
Posted anonymously at 09:05, Tue 11 February 2020
We believe this issue was addressed but due to a technical error it hasn’t been updated on Fix My Street. We now consider it fixed, but if the issue still exists please let us know by creating a new report on Fix My Street: https://fixmystreet.oxfordshire.gov.uk/ .
State changed to: Investigation complete
Posted by Oxfordshire County Council at 08:50, Thu 5 November 2020
This report is now closed to updates. You can make a new report in the same location.