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Drains overflow with heavy rain

Reported in the Roads/highways category anonymously at 21:10, Tue 25 June 2019

Sent to Oxfordshire County Council 5 minutes later

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Heavy rain this morning nearly caused serious flooding if I had not gone out and cleared all the plant material etc from both drains outside no2 and no1. This is as a result of a lack of regular road sweeping outside of the town centre. Great when you report it to Cherwell and rather than passing it on to the right people they respond to tell you it is not them and to try either you or Thames water.

Council ref: ENQ19836424

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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 21:15, Tue 25 June 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 15:27, Wed 26 June 2019

  • State changed to: Fixed

    Updated by Oxfordshire County Council at 13:28, Wed 17 July 2019

  • Raising this pro-actively as a lot if the leaves have dropped and are now clogging the gutter. There is a potential, if we have some more significant rain, for this to back up again.

    West Bar street from the the corner of Bear Garden down to the driving school path surfaces are also dangerous and the gutters are clogged with a mass of leaves. This includes the frontage of the doctors which could be particularly treacherous for the elderly leaving there.

    Posted anonymously at 09:13, Mon 4 November 2019

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