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Flooding all drains are blocked

Reported via desktop in the Blocked drain category anonymously at 17:51, Thursday 4 January 2024

Sent to Buckinghamshire Council less than a minute later. FixMyStreet ref: 5395462.

All drains are blocked and the rain water is running down the road into our premise. We have been flooded on several occasions. Please can someone come out to unblock the drains. Thank nikki

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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 17:51, Thursday 4 January 2024

  • 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 10:05, Thursday 18 January 2024

  • Update

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

    Alongside our Highways Safety Inspections, reports from the public help us to keep the roads in Buckinghamshire safe.

    State changed to: Fixed

    Posted by Buckinghamshire Council at 15:36, Friday 9 February 2024

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