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Road Gully Totally Blocked to Depth of 1+ metres

Reported in the Drainage category by W Akielan at 15:22, Wed 5 February 2020

Sent to Oxfordshire County Council 4 minutes later

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I dug muck out of this gully to a depth of about 1 metre. In looking for the invert of the outlet pipe I found something approx 500mm from the cover level on the south side. My spade (1.1m length) did not reach the base of the manhole and it was too deep to clear all the muck and my drainage rods could not access the pipe at that depth. It is clear that this total blockage of this gully causes some/most of the severe flooding of Main Street in this location. It is also clear that the gully has not been cleared by Highway Maintenance for a very long time allowing the build-up of muck to virtually the level of the grating. Please clear the gully and drainage run as a matter of priority.

Council ref: ENQ20856583

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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 15:26, Wed 5 February 2020

  • This issue has been passed to the relevant team for consideration for future programmed works

    State changed to: Investigation complete

    Posted by Oxfordshire County Council at 15:07, Wed 19 February 2020

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