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Blocked Surface water drains - burst main causing flooding to drive as drains blocked

Reported in the Blocked/Damaged category anonymously at 12:45, Tuesday 19 May 2020

Sent to Northamptonshire County Council less than a minute later. ref: 2121228.

Reported burst water main but water unable to escape due to blocked drains in road causing flooding to driveways. Property owners have placed bricks across to divert water into stream and prevent property flooding but rendering driveways unusable. It is a regular occurrence along the first part of Station Rd Blisworth where several drains are completely blocked and have been for some considerable time despite a road sweeper cleaning the gutters a short time ago.

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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 12:45, Tuesday 19 May 2020

  • Thank you for your enquiry. Anglian water have stopped the leak and are currently back filling there works. A works order has been raised and will be completed within 28 days to clean the gullies.

    State changed to: Action scheduled

    Posted by Northamptonshire County Council at 11:09, Wednesday 20 May 2020

  • 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 10:55, Tuesday 8 September 2020

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