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Blocked storm drain

Reported in the Drainage category anonymously at 12:58, Tuesday 14 January 2020

Sent to Oxfordshire County Council 3 minutes later

This has been blocked for some 10 months. I have tried to poke it down but it is full of sludge.

Council ref: ENQ20853481

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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 13:01, Tuesday 14 January 2020

  • Please can this be cleared as a matter of urgency. There is still surface water on top of the drain 24 hours after the last rainfall. When it rains the water now starts to flow into the garden of the property opposite. If this is not cleared soon it will start to cause damage. Also this morning after a heavy frost the road surface was like an ice rink with an accident waiting to happen!

    Posted anonymously at 13:30, Saturday 18 January 2020

  • Thank you for reporting this issue. The gully issue/blockage will be included in our forthcoming gully cleansing programme. As there is a limited budget, we have to prioritise high flood risk areas. Sometimes it is the volume of water that falls, and our drains are unable to cope, but the water eventually disperses. We will continue to monitor this on our routine inspections. Regards

    State changed to: Investigation complete

    Posted by Oxfordshire County Council at 20:03, Tuesday 21 January 2020

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