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Sewage water flood in road

Reported via Android in the Flooding on a road/footpath category by P. Williams at 08:23, Friday 22 March 2024

Sent to Buckinghamshire Council less than a minute later. FixMyStreet ref: 5751400.

We have now had well over a week's worth of sewage water contributing to the well-known floods in stocking Lane this now constitutes a public health issue. Could the drain please be cleared as a matter of urgency to get rid of the untreated sewage water

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  • If the flooding is caused by a water leak we will report it to the relevant water company, who are responsible for water leaks.

    There are occasions when flash flooding overloads the drain/gully, even when a drain/gully is clean and well maintained it can 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, this generally clears away over a matter of hours.

    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 08:23, Friday 22 March 2024

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