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Drain blocked with leaves and silt from ditch, ditch needs to be dredged.

Reported via desktop in the Drainage category anonymously at 18:53, Sunday 31 January 2021

Sent to Oxfordshire County Council less than a minute later

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The ditch (by the side of the A329) was last dredged possible 8 years ago. Silt and leaves have built up around the entrance of drainage pipes, During persistent rain, water can't drain quickly enough and floods onto the main road and the garden of the house opposite where elderly people live. It could also cause an accident as cars speed down the hill too fast.

Council ref: ENQ21885898

Asset ID: 290069500

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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 18:54, Sunday 31 January 2021

  • 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. We will continue to monitor this on our routine inspections. Regards

    State changed to: Investigation complete

    Posted by Oxfordshire County Council at 11:06, Wednesday 21 July 2021

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