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Public highway draining into our drive and flooding it

Reported via mobile in the Drainage category anonymously at 19:21, Mon 5 October 2020 using FixMyStreet Pro

Sent to Oxfordshire County Council less than a minute later. Council ref: 2327010.

The council tried to fix this issue in 2017 but its gradually got worse. Whenever it rains the water from the road pools at the top of our drive and the floods it.

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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 19:21, Mon 5 October 2020

  • There has been no response to this at all. It’s raining again and within only a hour the water is pouring off the road again. Could someone get in touch please?

    Posted anonymously at 09:08, Wed 21 October 2020

  • 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. If you feel your property is at risk, please contact the emergency services or contact our call centre on 0345 310 11 11 to request sandbags. We will continue to monitor this on our routine inspections. Regards

    State changed to: No further action

    Posted by Oxfordshire County Council at 15:38, Fri 4 December 2020

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