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Backed up drain caused major flooding and silt build up, this has caused damage to property and gardens.

Reported in the Blocked drain category anonymously at 09:50, Thursday 13 August 2020

Received by Buckinghamshire Council moments later

During heavy rainfall yesterday 12th August 2020 the drains in the road backed up within minutes causing significant flooding to property grounds and out buildings. The gullies were unable to managed the flow and debres has been spread across the area. The water ran from green hill, coates Lane and tancred Road finding an end point at our property. In addition multiple requests have been made to the environment agency for clearing of significant blockages of hughendon stream which also broke its banks and entered multiple properties including ours causing damage.

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    Regards
    Transport for Buckinghamshire

    Posted by Buckinghamshire Council at 09:50, Thursday 13 August 2020

  • Thank you for your report.

    This has been added to our programme of works. Unfortunately, we are unable to provide you with a timescale for this work to be carried out, we work on a priority based risk matrix in line with our Highway Inspection Policy and therefore programme times can change due to priority based working.

    Please be assured this is on our list of works to be carried out, we will continue to monitor all defects to ensure the safety of our residents as part of our Highways Inspection Policy which can be accessed via the link below;
    www.buckscc.gov.uk/highwaysinspectionpolicy
    Regards
    Transport for Buckinghamshire

    State changed to: Action scheduled

    Posted by Buckinghamshire Council at 14:20, Thursday 13 August 2020

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