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Rainwater drain grid blocked

Reported via iOS in the Street cleaning category by Alan Nolan at 00:00, Sat 17 June 2017

Sent to West Lancashire Borough Council 5 minutes later

Blocked drain grid in gutter at corner of Long Lane / Prescot Road, causing flooding at junction. Drivers usually take avoiding action by pulling into centre of junction. Sometimes cars go straight through puddle, potentially splashing pedestrians waiting to cross at the lights.

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  • More photos

    Posted by Alan Nolan at 18:55, Sat 17 June 2017

  • The problem is apparently "fixed", in that the grid is now only partially blocked. However, there is plenty of debris just waiting to be washed down the gutter and block the grid again!!!

    State changed to: Fixed

    Posted by Alan Nolan at 22:14, Tue 18 July 2017

  • The problem has returned, and the grid is blocked following recent heavy rain.

    State changed to: Open

    Posted anonymously at 21:46, Fri 15 September 2017

  • The rainwater drain grid is blocked again, and long stretches of gutter are filled with tree debris. The adjacent sidewalks are covered in tree debris. IF the County Council ever clears the gutters, they will immediately fill up again because the Borough Council has not swept the sidewalks!!! Not joined up!

    Posted by Alan Nolan at 22:24, Thu 28 September 2017

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