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Drain has been blocked for Months but when it rains it just pours everywhere

Reported via desktop in the Drainage category anonymously at 11:58, Mon 9 November 2020

Sent to Oxfordshire County Council less than a minute later

When is indeed the road they must’ve got all sorts of stuff down the drain on the side of the road and ever since then I’ve tried pushing stuff down but it won’t

Council ref: ENQ20880117

Asset ID: 290752447

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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 11:58, Mon 9 November 2020

  • Thank you for reporting this issue. The gully issue/blockage will be included in our forthcoming gully cleansing programme. As there is a limited budget, we have to prioritise high flood risk areas. Sometimes it is the volume of water that falls, and our drains are unable to cope, but the water eventually disperses. If you feel your property is at risk, please contact the emergency services or contact our call centre on 0345 310 11 11 to request sandbags. We will continue to monitor this on our routine inspections. Regards

    State changed to: Investigation complete

    Posted by Oxfordshire County Council at 15:45, Fri 4 December 2020

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