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Roadside ditch full of water outside school

Reported in the Drainage category anonymously at 16:14, Fri 28 February 2020

Sent to Oxfordshire County Council 2 minutes later

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The ditch on the west side of Rutten Lane outside William Fletcher School was cleared by a mechanical digger earlier this year but in the process the culvert under the next driveway was blocked, so water doesn't flow properly and the ditch is now full of water, up to three feet deep. This ditch runs alongside the road between the pavement and the school fence; there are children everywhere and it only needs one to be running about and slip for there to be a serious incident. The water is running freely along the rest of the ditch, and this local obstruction needs to be cleared.

Council ref: ENQ20860014

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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 16:16, Fri 28 February 2020

  • Thank you for your report. Our drainage crew checked surface water system and reported it operational.

    State changed to: Investigation complete

    Posted by Oxfordshire County Council at 17:41, Mon 10 August 2020

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