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Flooding on left side of road coming into village after rain.

Reported in the Drainage category anonymously at 18:07, Wed 5 December 2018

Sent to Oxfordshire County Council 2 minutes later

There is a waterfall type sluice that blocks as it has been hit by a vehicle and is not correctly aligned to take water away. It has caused flooding twice during the last month which I have been able to alleviate by removing mud and debris from its water inlet.

Council ref: ENQ18820878

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  • 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 18:10, Wed 5 December 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 14:46, Mon 17 December 2018

  • Still open, via questionnaire, 20:04, Wed 2 January 2019

  • State changed to: Fixed

    Updated by Oxfordshire County Council at 12:53, Fri 11 January 2019

  • Sadly after your great work to mend this drain it has again been hit by a large vehicle and broken. It filled with water during heavy rain this week. Some protection needs to be afforded the drain to keep vehicles from hitting it.

    State changed to: Open

    Posted anonymously at 13:55, Thu 14 March 2019

  • Unfortunately the work done to repair sluice in January was damaged shortly afterwards. From the photos you can see the sluice (photo left) is unable to remove any water from the road into the stream (photo middle) also the road gully is blocked which is a regular occurrence. Closeup of sluice (photo right). Major works were undertaken on the bridge at Oaksmere in approximately 2014/15 to remedy the often flooded roadway. The sluice being part of those works. As previously stated something needs to done to safe guard the ironworks to allow it to do the job it was intended for.

    Posted anonymously at 19:04, Mon 18 March 2019

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