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Refilled pot hole directly outside my drive causing water to gush down my drive and in to garage, almost into house

Reported in the Potholes / Highway Condition category anonymously at 11:13, Wed 7 August 2019

Sent to Northamptonshire County Council 3 minutes later. ref: 1723304.

Pot hole was filled last year, since then a much larger puddle occurs when raining. Have had three occasions since June when the water has streamed down my drive way, on the second occasion my garage drain could not handle the amount of water and entered the garage. On Sunday 4 August the rain gushed down my drive, reached the top of my porch and soaked my garage to half the length of the double length garage. Could not photo on the 4th as rain too heavy. The water misses the drains in the Close and runs to the top of my drive way bringing any debris with it. Had it rained for any longer the house and garage would have been flooded. This is right outside 4 St Mary’s Close, Woodnewton.

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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 11:15, Wed 7 August 2019

  • Thank you for your enquiry. A works order has been raised this will be undertaken within the next 28 Days

    State changed to: Action scheduled

    Posted by Northamptonshire County Council at 14:20, Thu 15 August 2019

  • Thank you for reporting a fault on the highway, the highways team have now resolved the issue.

    State changed to: Fixed

    Posted by Northamptonshire County Council at 11:50, Thu 12 September 2019

  • Wonderful job done by the Council, a proper drain inserted so hopefully won’t be flooded again. Thank you for the great work done by the workmen.

    Posted anonymously at 13:25, Mon 16 September 2019

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