Hedging without ditching, exacerbating flooding
Reported in the Drainage category anonymously at 13:30, Thu 14 November 2019
Sent to Oxfordshire County Council 5 minutes later
The tall, private hedge on the corner of B4030 and South Street, Caulcott gets trimmed, but the debris is regularly left in the ditch (Gallos Brook). Today there is flooding which is exacerbated by this. Locals have cleared the ditch. This is the responsibility of the hedge owner. Please could you advise him accordingly.
Council ref: ENQ19847669
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 13:35, Thu 14 November 2019
Still open, via questionnaire, 14:14, Thu 12 December 2019
Thank you for your report. Local Parish Council has been informed about the issue with ditch. Leaflet with riparian owners responsibilities also was attached in email.
State changed to: Investigation complete
Posted by Oxfordshire County Council at 08:53, Fri 2 October 2020
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