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On pavement between 145 & 147 HTL

Reported in the Blocked drain category anonymously at 10:27, Tuesday 24 September 2019

Received by Buckinghamshire County Council moments later

Manhole cover lifted and water running into my driveway and causing flooding. Drain in road is blocked.

The water was gushing out onto the pavement and into the front of my house.

I have had to sweep away alot of water, dirty and mud from the front of my house

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    Posted by Buckinghamshire County Council at 10:31, Tuesday 24 September 2019

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    State changed to: Action scheduled

    Posted by Buckinghamshire County Council at 11:29, Thursday 26 September 2019

  • The man hole has lifted 3-4 times since I reported this and every time the torrent of water ends up in my driveway no matter how hard I try to stop it with sand bags. It is geting beyond a joke now and I am continiously having to clear my drive of debris. I am also concerned that my household drains are not coping as when the water flows into my drive the internal drains start to bubble and gurgle. I suggest you come and fix very soon otherwise I will be reporting flooding in my own home. Any reqpirs will be at your costs as I have given you plenty of notice. PLEASE COME AND FIX IT AND CLEAR THE DRAINS

    Posted anonymously at 16:52, Wednesday 9 October 2019

  • I have noiced today that the pavement around the man hole cover and drain have started to crack and come away. I have heard of situation of burst man holes and blocked drains that then cause sink holes! This is not a good situation. As you can clearly see from the picture the drain is completely blocked. I have complained many times about the drains on this part of Holtspur Top Lane - they were never opened up from the road re surfacing about 4 years ago - we are now paying for this with torrents of water flowing down the road and into my drive. I see this as a matter of urgency as more heavy rain is forecast As I stated above if it is not repaired in the next week any cost for cleaning my driving and potential flooding inside my house will be heading your way. It has been over 2 weeks since my first report of this

    Posted anonymously at 09:08, Thursday 10 October 2019

  • State changed to: Open

    Updated by Buckinghamshire County Council at 10:26, Monday 14 October 2019

  • State changed to: Internal referral

    Updated by Buckinghamshire County Council at 15:29, Tuesday 22 October 2019

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