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The drains outside 69/71 Wappenham Road are overwhelmed during heavy rain.

Reported in the Blocked/Damaged category anonymously at 16:44, Tue 30 July 2019

Sent to Northamptonshire County Council 1 minute later. ref: 1713975.

This causes flooding in the cellar of No 71 - the start of the flooding is shown in the picture - the water can completely cover the cellar floor a few inches deep - not an emergency but preventable. This was reported recently and someone investigated but the report was that " we can't see a problem". That's because it hadn't been raining at the time!

There are two drains that require cleaning - one in the road which can't be seen because it's covered by water and one in the grass bank. From past experience once these are both cleared the problem disappears.

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  • Thank you for reporting a fault on the highway. We will use the information you have provided to assess and prioritise this fault in accordance with our published response times for fault reports.

    State changed to: Investigating

    Posted by Northamptonshire County Council at 16:45, Tue 30 July 2019

  • Gullies to be cleaned and tested on next routine cyclic programme which is due within 28 days. Thank you for your enquiry.

    State changed to: Action scheduled

    Posted by Northamptonshire County Council at 15:07, Thu 1 August 2019

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