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Road completely flooded by chalk run off

Reported in the Drainage category anonymously at 20:44, Tuesday 28 July 2020

Sent to Oxfordshire County Council less than a minute later

This is the picture of the flash flood directly to the front of my property on 25/07/20 at 1600 .As you can see the water is quite white and was heavily polluted by chalk waste extracted at THE PIGGERY , GRAVEL HILL .The drain below this picture was completely blocked and it took several hours to unblock .However it has now left a thick skin of mud/chalk waste across the road which is a danger to both vehicles and pedestrians. My concerns are compounded by the fact that a previous planning application on the site of THE PIGGERY made a specific condition in the remediation report that the chalk on site was contaminated by PAH and Lead and would require specialist disposal .The report no is P19/S4520/DIS and the owner has already dug out approx 2 metres of chalk [see photo 2 ] the bulk of which has already been washed from site instead of being professional removed as per the recommendations in the remediation report .

Council ref: ENQ20871569

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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 20:45, Tuesday 28 July 2020

  • Thankyou for your enquiry. This report is not the responsibility of Oxfordshire County Council if the chalk is still on the highway. Please contact Biffa on 03000 610 610 as they are responsible for street cleaning issues. This report is now closed

    State changed to: Investigation complete

    Posted by Oxfordshire County Council at 10:17, Tuesday 11 August 2020

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