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Blocked drain STILL BLOCKED!!

Reported via desktop in the Drainage category by Alan Godfrey at 18:04, Sat 7 November 2020

Sent to Oxfordshire County Council less than a minute later

The small drain between my house and St Mary’s Primary School I have reported as blocked on several occasions over the last three years. It has never been cleared in that time. It is blocked and when it rains the pavement is flooded towards my house and recently flooded my cellar for the first time in over 200 years! The drain has been blocked so long it was covered with earth and leaves and not obvious. I have now cleared the leaves and soil as much as I can and in the drain itself as far down as I can to an elbow about 12-15” down. I cannot reach further where it remains blocked with water backing up. If necessary I will employ a professional to clear it and send the bill to the council but perhaps you would like to save money by doing it for me.

Council ref: ENQ20880047

Asset ID: 290172058

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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 18:04, Sat 7 November 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 12:50, Mon 23 November 2020

  • State changed to: Fixed

    Updated by Oxfordshire County Council at 19:28, Fri 27 November 2020

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