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Blocked drain causing soakaways to overflow and flood when it rains

Reported in the Drainage category anonymously at 22:20, Wednesday 20 February 2019

Sent to Oxfordshire County Council 5 minutes later

This main drain is extremely blocked and full of mud and debris. No rain water can get into it. It causes the soak-away drains to actually flood into my garden because the water has nowhere else to go.

Council ref: ENQ19827258

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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 22:25, Wednesday 20 February 2019

  • 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 15:09, Tuesday 5 March 2019

  • State changed to: Fixed

    Updated by Oxfordshire County Council at 12:33, Wednesday 6 March 2019

  • Although the drains were washed through, it hasn’t stopped the water coming from the street drains up and through my soak away drain and flooding my garden.

    State changed to: Open

    Posted anonymously at 08:41, Thursday 21 March 2019
    Still open, via questionnaire

  • Even after a small rain shower you can see from the photographs that mud and rain water is coming up from the main drains through my soak away and filling my front garden with mud, sometimes inches thick when heavy rain. It’s now ruining clothes and carpets because I have no other way of accessing my home. Please fix this!!

    Posted anonymously at 09:14, Thursday
    Still open, via questionnaire

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