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50 foot long flood in Sinodun \Road - block drain in street

Reported in the Drainage category anonymously at 11:48, Sun 16 February 2020

Sent to Oxfordshire County Council 2 minutes later. Council ref: 2001246.

Hi, Due to rain and a blocked gutter/drain/grille, there' a 50 foot long puddle outside my house lapping up the drive towards my house. about 6 inches deep currently. Still raining, getting deeper, borderline impassable road by cars.

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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 11:50, Sun 16 February 2020

  • Thank you for your report. Sorry for the delay in response. The gully issue will be included in our forthcoming gully cleansing programme. As there is 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. If this occurs again and you feel your home is at risk please contact either the emergency services or our call centre on 0345 310 1111, to request sandbags. If the road is impassable please let the call centre staff know and we can get the road closed or have flood boards erected. This report is now closed.

    State changed to: No further action

    Posted by Oxfordshire County Council at 12:11, Tue 14 April 2020

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