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Drains blocked outside my house

Reported via desktop in the Drainage category anonymously at 15:49, Sat 10 October 2020

Sent to Oxfordshire County Council less than a minute later

I reported this problem a couple of weeks ago and have received a reply saying you cannot find my house. The address is The Cottage, Steeple Close, OX15 4ND. The problem is the blocked drains but also the road dips down into a hollow where the water collects and splashes my house. The drains need clearing but the dip also needs filling. The green mould building up on the walls of my house can be seen very clearly.

Council ref: ENQ20878188

Asset ID: 290154893

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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 15:50, Sat 10 October 2020

  • Thank you for your enquiry. We have investigated your report and it has been actioned to be fixed.

    State changed to: Action scheduled

    Posted by Oxfordshire County Council at 12:43, Tue 13 October 2020

  • State changed to: Fixed

    Updated by Oxfordshire County Council at 10:38, Fri 23 October 2020

  • The road has been built up outside my house but large puddles still form, maybe because the drain has not been cleared.

    State changed to: Open

    Posted anonymously at 15:03, Sun 8 November 2020
    Still open, via questionnaire

  • Still open, via questionnaire, 15:35, Sun 6 December 2020

  • The drains have now been cleared but the rain water still gathers on the newly tarmacked gutter area outside my house. It should slope towards the drain but it does not.

    Posted anonymously at 15:50, Sun 6 December 2020

  • I am getting very frustrated about the rain water gathering all along the road outside my house. Although the drains have now been cleared, there is simply not enough of a slope for the water to drain towards the drain. The path is very narrow outside my house and water is continually splashing onto the house after rain. Please can you do something about it? My address is The Cottage, Steeple Close, Bloxham.

    Posted by Ann Mahoney at 16:23, Sat 23 January 2021

  • Further to my report of puddles forming along the road outside my house sent on 23rd January, I regret to note that it has not been acknowledged nor acted upon. I should be grateful to hear from you.

    Posted anonymously at 16:55, Tue 16 February 2021

  • I have now received notification of my increased Council Tax and wonder when, in return, something will be done about the rain water gathering outside my house and splashing against the brickwork and windows.

    Posted anonymously at 12:38, Wed 24 March 2021

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