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Clogged drain

Reported via desktop in the The drain is blocked category anonymously at 19:01, Thursday 25 April 2024 using FixMyStreet Pro

Sent to Gloucestershire County Council 1 minute later. FixMyStreet ref: 5899861.

The culvert on left hand side of road at bottom of hill on way up to Shadwell. This culvert needs new vertical pins to prevent debris going into open pipe - this blockage has happened many times. It needs a jet or mechanical pipe clearance - not sure how far down pipe the blockage is

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  • Thank you for reporting a drainage or flooding issue.

    We will investigate the issue. If additional clearance work is needed, the local highways team will prioritise the most urgent reports. Where possible, maintenance tasks will be grouped together in a schedule for efficiency.

    Sometimes during periods of heavy rain, even a clear gully can be overwhelmed. Usually the water will drain away within an hour.

    Every gully or drain the county council is responsible for is cleared at least once each year. Some drains in problem areas are cleared more frequently. You can find out more, including the gully emptying schedule on our website by visiting

    If your property is at risk of flooding please see the Flood Guide for advice and support by visiting

    If you are driving: please never ignore road closures or enter flood water. This could put you or others in danger and invalidate your insurance.

    We will provide updates about this report. Thank you again for taking the time to report this issue.

    Highways Customer Services Team,
    Gloucestershire Highways

    Posted by Gloucestershire County Council at 19:02, Thursday 25 April 2024

  • State changed to: Investigating

    Updated by Gloucestershire County Council at 14:58, Monday 29 April 2024

  • State changed to: Open

    Updated by Gloucestershire County Council at 15:35, Friday 17 May 2024

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