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Drains blocked causing flooding

Reported via mobile in the Blocked drain category anonymously at 19:37, Fri 13 October 2023

Sent to Buckinghamshire Council less than a minute later. FixMyStreet ref: 5095661.

Outside 12 and 13 york place, drain is not maintained, growing thick grass over the top of it. Every time we have heavy rain fall its causing flooding, risking damages to cars

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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 19:37, Fri 13 October 2023

  • Update

    We have completed our inspection of the issue and have made arrangements for it to be resolved within 6-8 weeks.

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

    State changed to: Action scheduled

    Posted by Buckinghamshire Council at 16:22, Wed 18 October 2023

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