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Blocked drain outside 77 High street

Reported via desktop in the Drainage category anonymously at 14:21, Mon 14 December 2020

Sent to Oxfordshire County Council less than a minute later

There is a blocked drain right outside Lilys Cottage 77 High Street, every time it rains there is about 4/5 metre puddle left. there are also two others that need attention. There is a dip in the road next to the drain that also is the problem and collect the water.

Council ref: ENQ20882390

Asset ID: 290766956

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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 14:21, Mon 14 December 2020

  • There were roadworks undertaken on High Street roughly 3 to 4 years ago. The road sunk after those road works were completed causing a dip in the road so all the rain water flows into that one drain. It has become blocked and now creates a large puddle at the side the road in the dip that can at times span over 30 strides. When cars drive throw they splash our fence and car with filthy water. The blockage of the drain/drains is probably caused from the falling pine needles from the trees across the road. It requires regularly clearing these pines from our side of the road when they fall to avoid even more water build up and the pines being washed further down the road to avoid potentially blocking other drains.

    Posted anonymously at 13:40, Sat 19 December 2020

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