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Flooding

Reported via desktop anonymously at 16:22, Thursday 4 March 2021

Sent to Cherwell District Council and Oxfordshire County Council less than a minute later

Flooding to the business parking on the road. Nearby embankments need to bee looked at as caller believe that water could be coming from that.

Council ref: ENQ21889252

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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 16:22, Thursday 4 March 2021

  • The videos show that there is water rising out of the ground from an embankment to the left of the carpark but also seems to be rising from the carpark itself. The colour of the water is brown and has algae growing in it. You can see the water is running at speed. My drain is taking the water away as fast as it can but the carpark is not clearing. It has now caused substantial damage within the building as the water has found its way under our party hut and destroyed all the carpets - the concrete flooring is registering 99 on a meter. It’s been flooding for months and we could not understand what was happening but now you can see channels in the pools where it’s finding it’s path.

    Posted anonymously at 16:36, Thursday 4 March 2021

  • Thank you for your report. Highways are responsible for the carriageway and footway in this location only. The car parks and surrounding banks are not publicly maintained Highway and should be referred to Cherwell district Council regarding land drainage issues.

    State changed to: Investigation complete

    Posted by Oxfordshire County Council at 10:19, Wednesday 10 March 2021

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