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Flooding

Reported via Android in the Drainage category by Victoria Ashby at 19:31, Friday 18 June 2021

Sent to Oxfordshire County Council less than a minute later

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Whenever there is heavy rain, we have flooding in the road. This is of particular concern as the building of a new housing development is due to commence at some point opposite us and new road. Could the drains be blocked or are they just kit coping with the rainfall?

Council ref: ENQ21898032

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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 19:32, Friday 18 June 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 10:02, Thursday 24 June 2021

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