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Blocked drainage

Reported via mobile in the Blocked drain category by Lee Clifton at 08:13, Thu 21 September 2023

Sent to Buckinghamshire Council less than a minute later. FixMyStreet ref: 5016242.

There is three drains at the end of the Gables that are blocked causing the turning point to flood. Both houses at the end have to lift the drains in our gardens because the water comes right up to our properties. With more inclement weather on the way, can you please fix the problem soonest. I suspect the trees have caused the drain to collapse.

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  • This has been passed to the Local Area Technician to investigate.

    We know that an important part of any road network is the drainage system which is designed to carry water away from the road surface. Even when a gully is clean and well maintained it will only cope with a certain volume of water at one time, a sudden and heavy downpour can still cause flooding especially if the road is in a low lying area.

    Posted by Buckinghamshire Council at 08:13, Thu 21 September 2023

  • Update

    We have now inspected the area and our assessment is that no action is required at this stage.

    The issue reported will be added to a package of works for this location and will be addressed when we are next in the area.

    However, if you are experiencing any flooding to due heavy rainfall please do report this by calling our Customer Service Team on 0300 131 6000.

    Please be assured, we will continue to monitor the area in line with our Highways Safety Inspection Policy

    State changed to: Closed

    Posted by Buckinghamshire Council at 09:02, Fri 22 September 2023

  • Update

    We are very pleased to tell you that the issue reported has now been resolved.

    Alongside our safety inspection policy, reports from the public help us to keep the roads in Buckinghamshire safe.

    State changed to: Fixed

    Posted by Buckinghamshire Council at 15:10, Thu 30 November 2023

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