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Flooding of road coming into village before bridge,

Reported in the Drainage category anonymously at 14:46, Sunday 1 March 2020

Sent to Oxfordshire County Council 4 minutes later

The gullys that take water into the stream during heavy rain are blocked with mud. When the stream becomes too high the water backflows into the gullys and is supposed to enter an overflow gully into the woods. This overflow gully is also blocked with mud. The extraction of sand and gravel at the top of the road by Hills has left the reinstated land with very poor drainage and after rain the water runs under a gate and across the road and runs in a stream towards the village. The water pools before the bridge and because of the aforementioned blocked gullys floods the road.

Council ref: ENQ20860329

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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 14:50, Sunday 1 March 2020

  • Still open, via questionnaire, 16:50, Sunday 29 March 2020

  • Still open, via questionnaire, 19:06, Sunday 26 April 2020

  • Though the area is not currently flooded I am not aware of any remedial work being done.

    Posted anonymously at 20:05, Sunday 24 May 2020
    Still open, via questionnaire

  • Not enough rain recently to present a problem.

    Posted anonymously at 20:47, Sunday 21 June 2020

  • During the recent dry weather this has not been a problem but I am not aware that any remedial work has been carried out.

    Posted anonymously at 09:30, Monday 20 July 2020
    Still open, via questionnaire

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