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Blocked drains

Reported via desktop in the Blocked/Damaged category anonymously at 16:32, Monday 18 January 2021

Sent to Northamptonshire Highways less than a minute later. ref: 2486305.

After the flooding reported before Christmas 2020 all the drains (3) in the area of the junction of Preston Deanery Road and School Lane are blocked and need flushing through. Please arrange this before the next flooding expected next week. No.23 Preston Deanery Road is liable to flooding every time it rains.

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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 Highways at 16:33, Monday 18 January 2021

  • Thank you for your enquiry. A works order has been raised and will be completed within 28 days to clean and test the drains. If a flooding emergency occurs please do not hesitate to contact us on 0300 126 1000( between 08.00-17.00) or for the out of hours team 01604 651074.

    State changed to: In progress

    Posted by Northamptonshire Highways at 20:33, Tuesday 19 January 2021

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

    State changed to: Action scheduled

    Posted by Northamptonshire Highways at 20:34, Tuesday 19 January 2021

  • With the rain last week I looked around to see how water flowing. Water was coming out of Manhole to north of Preston Deanery Road/School Lane Junction. This is on a culvert which runs from south end of School Lane heads north and finishes in a ditch behind the Sewage Treatment works. This culvert is linked to the blocked drains already reported. I have tried to report this to Anglian Water as it is not directly on the Highway but they say they are only responsible for the foul drain in that area and not the surface/storm drain. Please assess and advise.

    Posted anonymously at 11:02, Monday 1 February 2021

  • This report is under further investigation.

    State changed to: Under further investigation

    Posted by Northamptonshire Highways at 11:02, Monday 1 February 2021

  • When the rain came last week, the pond south of School Lane was overflowing into the culvert because the pond wall had been breached yet again - this happens a lot. I rang the landowner who came to investigate but they wouldn't do anything. Until this landowner takes responsibility for clearing the riparian owned ditches to prevent agricultural rainfall runoff from flooding this pond and thus the drains down School Lane this problem will continue. The land east of School Lane has also been causing flooding problems through the gardens on east side of School Lane which also flows into the same drains. The Village Hall was flooded just before Christmas because of agricultural rainfall runoff from this field. Please get the Flood Management Team in on this.

    State changed to: Investigating

    Posted anonymously at 12:50, Monday 1 February 2021

  • You will need access via a locked gate to view culvert manhole that was overflowing, please contact me to arrange access

    Posted by Andy Bailey at 16:45, Tuesday 2 February 2021

  • Just chasing to see if this report dated 19 January, has been scheduled as no works have been done.

    Posted anonymously at 16:42, Monday 15 February 2021

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