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Blocked soakays from road drains outside Coldharbour Cottage, OX7 5TQ causing flooding on road and in Coldharbour Cottage garden.

Reported via desktop in the Drainage category anonymously at 15:04, Sun 4 October 2020

Sent to Oxfordshire County Council less than a minute later

This was first reported on 18th August but the road is still flooding as a result of blocked soakaways from the road drains located outside Coldharbour Cottage. There are three - one on either side of the road outside Coldharbour Cottage and one 20 metres or so back up the lane on the west side of the road. Water is passing through these road drains although it is backing up and flooding the road. The chamber on the boundary of the garden (located approx 20m from the drains just beyond the end of the wall) is overflowing and the lawn is waterlogged. The soakaway must be blocked, either between the drains and the chamber or beyond the chamber, or both. This is likely with silt which washes down the lane. In addition to rectifying the soakaway problem it may be also an idea to dig trenches in the verge at intervals down the lane to reduce the water and silt flow?

Council ref: ENQ20877595

Asset ID: 290092657

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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 15:04, Sun 4 October 2020

  • Thank you for reporting this issue. The gully issue/blockage has been investigated are to be investigated and cleared any defects will be added to a drainage scheme

    State changed to: Investigation complete

    Posted by Oxfordshire County Council at 07:43, Fri 23 October 2020

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