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Drain outside my house, 17 Cambridge , blocked and causing flooding My drive is subsiding under the water.

Reported via desktop in the Blocked drain category anonymously at 11:21, Wednesday 16 March 2022

Received by Buckinghamshire Council moments later

This drain is constantly blocked, the slightest rainfall causes the road to flood outside my house. My driveway is subsiding because of this. Passing traffic causes a big splash. Very hazardous for pedestrians.

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  • Thank you for your report regarding a drainage issue, which has been passed to the Local Area Technician 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 Local Area Technician will carry out an inspection within 10 days and order a repair if required.

    IMPORTANT: If you consider this to be dangerous or an emergency, please call us on 0300 131 6000
    Otherwise, by submitting the report online we will deal with it in line with our agreed timescales.

    Regards
    Buckinghamshire Council

    Posted by Buckinghamshire Council at 11:21, Wednesday 16 March 2022

  • Thank you for your report.
    We have inspected the defect and will aim to repair within 6-8 weeks.

    We will continue to monitor this in line with our Highways Safety Inspection Policy.

    Feedback helps us improve our services, so please tell us your views using this simple Form..

    Regards
    Transport for Buckinghamshire

    State changed to: Action scheduled

    Posted by Buckinghamshire Council at 12:56, Wednesday 16 March 2022

  • State changed to: In progress

    Updated by Buckinghamshire Council at 12:56, Wednesday 16 March 2022

  • Thank you for your report.
    We have inspected the defect and will aim to repair within 6-8 weeks.

    We will continue to monitor this in line with our Highways Safety Inspection Policy.

    Feedback helps us improve our services, so please tell us your views using this simple Form..

    Regards
    Transport for Buckinghamshire

    State changed to: Action scheduled

    Posted by Buckinghamshire Council at 12:56, Wednesday 16 March 2022

  • State changed to: In progress

    Updated by Buckinghamshire Council at 02:40, Thursday 17 March 2022

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