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Blocked rainwater drainage traversing our dirveway, causing damage to the fabric of drain inspection manhole cover.

Reported via desktop in the Drainage category anonymously at 16:51, Saturday 15 May 2021

Sent to Oxfordshire County Council less than a minute later

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Formerly reported as ref. 1686034 in 2019 and closed without resolution, I do not know why: no-one contacted us and no inspection was carried out. This blockage of a rainwater drain from North Street traverses our driveway on the way to the River Dorn. It has been blocked (by roots invading the pipe?) for a couple of years and is now causing progressive damage to our driveway. I believe that it is the responsibility of the Highways Agency (the opinion of DynoRod when they visited at our expense). I attache just one picture demonstrating that when it rains, particularly a downpour, there is a 'fountain' of water that issues from the inspection hatch in our driveway. Although on our property, I believe that the upkeep of this pipe is the responsibility of the Highways Agency / District Council. I would very much like to have an on site inspection to determine what can be done to remedy an increasingly damaging situation.

Council ref: ENQ21894673

Asset ID: 290084530

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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 16:52, Saturday 15 May 2021

  • This report is not the responsibility of Oxfordshire County Council and will be passed to the relevant organisation.

    State changed to: Investigation complete

    Posted by Oxfordshire County Council at 13:02, Thursday 20 May 2021

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