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Blocked Rainwater Drain.

Reported in the Drainage category anonymously at 09:53, Friday 14 August 2020

Sent to Oxfordshire County Council less than a minute later

Our rear rainwater drain is blocked. In the recent rain water has been backing up into our garden bringing with it cigarette ends, bandages and other matter. As there is a history of communal street drains (89 Islip Road) being blocked I’d guess the problem stems from the main rainwater drains being bunged up? Please could you advise as now water is seeping into our basement. Thank you very much.

Council ref: ENQ20873542

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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 09:53, Friday 14 August 2020

  • So water has been flooding into our garden all weekend from the rainwater outlet. It’s obviously blocked at a distant place in the communal system. Literally about four gallons an hour (we’ve been diverting it down our foul waste, otherwise the whole place would be flooded).

    Please could you kindly look into this.

    Posted anonymously at 09:41, Monday 17 August 2020

  • We’re being flooded

    Posted anonymously at 17:05, Monday 17 August 2020

  • Thank you for your report.

    You will need to contact a drain company to investigate the blockage as this is on your own land.

    State changed to: Investigation complete

    Posted by Oxfordshire County Council at 12:31, Wednesday 19 August 2020

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