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Water from block drain foods garden & goes above damp course on property

Reported in the Drainage category anonymously at 12:10, Thursday 13 August 2020

Sent to Oxfordshire County Council less than a minute later

Either blocked drain or insufficient drains in Bernwood Road, With heavy rain, the road floods and overflows into the garden of No. 42. The flooding today, 13th August, went above the damp course on the property of No 42 Bernwood Road and 19A Withington Road

Council ref: ENQ20873456

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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 12:10, Thursday 13 August 2020

  • Thank you for reporting this issue. The gully issue/blockage will be included in our forthcoming gully cleansing programme. As there are limited budget we have to prioritise high flood risk areas. It is a common issue in Oxfordshire for rain water to not flow away as quickly as it should, the water usually flows away after a few hours but if it has not then please report again. We will continue to monitor this on our routine inspections. Regards

    State changed to: Investigation complete

    Posted by Oxfordshire County Council at 13:45, Wednesday 19 August 2020

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