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Parmoor Lane opposite the Cricket Club

Reported via desktop in the Blocked drain category anonymously at 12:33, Tuesday 12 March 2024

Sent to Buckinghamshire Council less than a minute later. FixMyStreet ref: 5701199.

Once again, the drain on the bend opposite Parmoor Cricket Club has blocked with mud and has caused flooding of the road and the nearby lane (Hambleden 14 towards Pargrove). Appreciate that rain has been heavy, but this drain continually blocks. Action needs to be taken to prevent continuous blocking of this drain and action needs to be taken to unblock it again now.

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  • This has been passed to the Highway Officer 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.

    The Highway Officer is only able to inspect the drain when the water has cleared away, this will be done within 10 days and if required, an order will be raised to clear the drain.

    Posted by Buckinghamshire Council at 12:33, Tuesday 12 March 2024

  • An order has been raised to repair the issue reported, this will be a permanent repair to be carried out as soon as possible. However, there are occasions when a temporary repair is carried out for safety reasons until such time as we can mobilise resources to make the repair permanent.

    To ensure the highway network remains as safe as possible we will continue to carry out our regular Highways Safety Inspections which will include this issue until such times as the permanent repair is made

    Posted by Buckinghamshire Council at 13:48, Tuesday 12 March 2024

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