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Surface water running of road into our property

Reported via desktop in the Blocked Drain / Gully category anonymously at 13:56, Friday 5 January 2024

Sent to Oxfordshire County Council 1 minute later

Same issue as previously reported. For some reason this report was closed without being resolved.

The reference number was ENQ22931695 and this issue remains.

Artur has come to look at the problem today and I have discussed the issue with him. I've also emailed him video footage which shows the issues in detail.

Council ref: ENQ24986362

Asset ID: 291105043

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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 13:57, Friday 5 January 2024

  • This issue has been going for some time now. I first reported this in Aug 2022, so it’s coming up to nearly 2 yrs since you were first made aware, and the problem has not been resolved.

    I’ve spoken to multiple people. 2 representatives from the council have been out to the site and have pictures and video of the problem. But whenever we get significant rainfall we still flood because surface water is running of the road and down our drive.

    Please can somebody contact me to discuss this further.

    Posted anonymously at 09:03, Tuesday 28 May 2024

  • In response to your enquiry and the numerous others we have received regarding the recent flooding and associated drainage issues. We understand the inconvenience and distress that such incidents can cause, and we appreciate your patience as we work to address these concerns. Our team has been working diligently to assess the situation and implement necessary measures to mitigate the impact of flooding. However, due to the volume of enquiries and the complexity of the issues at hand, we have been unable to address each individual report.

    Therefore, after much thought we have decided to close down reports relating to drainage matters during the winter months as after investigating the data it was apparent that many of the fixmystreet reports/issues were caused by the sheer volume of rainwater that fell meaning that the drainage system was unable to cope due to ground water saturation. We are aware of many areas across the county where flooding occurred and are currently working in conjunction with district and parish council towards addressing these issues.

    If you feel your enquiry does not fall within the scope of the above, please raise a new report with a detailed description including photos where possible/ safe to do so via www.fixmystreet.com

    We appreciate your understanding and cooperation in this matter. Rest assured; we are committed to resolving these issues as quickly as possible.

    State changed to: Investigation complete

    Posted by Oxfordshire County Council at 10:18, Wednesday 26 June 2024

This report is now closed to updates from the public. You can make a new report in the same location.