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Blocked drain in road causing standing water and flooding to adjacent property

Reported in the Drainage category anonymously at 18:52, Mon 11 November 2019

Sent to Oxfordshire County Council 3 minutes later

This is a recurring problem that has not yet been fixed despite two attempts to clear. It needs clearing much deeper than has been done as there is always a residual blockage of silt and muck a little below drain level which allows the drain to overflow as soon as there is heavy rain. As soon as that happens it floods the basement of our property causing damage to items stored there. .

Council ref: ENQ19847310

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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 18:55, Mon 11 November 2019

  • Still open, via questionnaire, 20:27, Mon 9 December 2019

  • This drain is still blocked with heavy silt and has been spilling over constantly over the winter months causing water to come up through the floor of No 7 and surface water to run down the lane. The previous efforts to sort it have not provided a long term solution which suggests there is a large blockage elsewhere in the system.

    Posted anonymously at 07:23, Monday 10 February 2020

  • The overflow from the blocked drain is particularly bad at the moment, particularly with the heavy rain. This matter was first reported in November 2019, isn't it about time you fixed it!!!!

    Posted anonymously at 19:15, Thursday 20 February 2020

  • Thank you for your report. We have assessed it and found that it does not currently meet the criteria for intervention, so will not be fixing at this time.

    State changed to: Investigation complete

    Posted by Oxfordshire County Council at 10:10, Tuesday 25 February 2020

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