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Drain in Kingwood Road, close to junction with Greenacres Lane

Reported in the Blocked drain category anonymously at 10:31, Wednesday 31 July 2019

Received by Buckinghamshire County Council moments later

The drain is blocked and during heavy rainfall water flows down to the bottom of the road. It is quite possible that other drains in Kingswood Road further up the hill are similarly blocked.

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    Posted by Buckinghamshire County Council at 10:35, Wednesday 31 July 2019

  • Thank you for your report.
    We have inspected the defect in line with our Highway Safety Inspection Policy, and the defect does not currently meet the criteria for immediate intervention. This enquiry is now closed, but details of the defect will remain on our system and will continue to be inspected in line with our policy. Further updates will not be given on this enquiry.
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    State changed to: Action scheduled

    Posted by Buckinghamshire County Council at 12:51, Thursday 1 August 2019

  • State changed to: In progress

    Updated by Buckinghamshire County Council at 12:51, Thursday 1 August 2019

  • If a drain that is completely blocked right up to the top of the drain doesn't meet the criteria, perhaps it's time to change the criteria?

    Posted anonymously at 13:49, Friday 9 August 2019

  • ..... and just to add that following today's torrential rain, there was literally a river flowing down the bottom of Kingswood Road (flowing over the drains, down our drive and into our garage). I know the rain would probably have been too much for the drains to take, but to have virtually no drains taking any water away from the flow is dreadful.

    Posted anonymously at 17:31, Friday 9 August 2019

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