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Tarmac in path uneven and not sloped towards road, so water from downpipe is not draining away and instead is damaging

Reported in the Pothole / Failed Reinstatement category anonymously at 17:21, Tuesday 14 January 2020

Sent to Northamptonshire County Council 4 minutes later. ref: 1937582.

Water from the downpipe outside my house is not being carried away into the road anymore, as the tarmac (public) path is now all bumpy and is not sloped towards the road. I've lived here for 4&a half years and it didn't used to be like this, the water did flow away. The ingress of water is eating away a the bottom of the front wall of my house (straight onto path) and potentially causing damp. This is a big worry. There isn't a gully to take water away, which would be better. A house a few doors away also looks to have the same problem. I'm aware I (and my neighbours) have responsibility for upkeep of drainpipes, but not the path which is a public footpath. Please can this issue be looked into and resolved. It is causing me sleepless nights. Thank you

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  • Thank you for reporting a fault. 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 17:25, Tuesday 14 January 2020

  • Thank you for your enquiry. site visited, can you please put the house number. I have phoned customer but had no answer and goes to voicemail. Thank you.

    State changed to: No further action

    Posted by Northamptonshire County Council at 13:20, Wednesday 15 January 2020

  • This report has been assessed and a job for repair has been raised.

    State changed to: Action scheduled

    Posted by Northamptonshire County Council at 13:56, Friday 17 January 2020

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