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White spirit / turps smell from gullies/houses

Reported via desktop in the Blocked/Damaged category anonymously at 15:46, Tue 26 January 2021

Sent to Northamptonshire Highways less than a minute later. ref: 2502887.

Strong smell throughout our house of turps/white spirit or similar chemical which appears to be coming from the drains. Gully is fully blocked immediately outside our house. 4 neighbours (37,35,33,41) also reporting the same strong smell in their house. Started yesterday afternoon, still persisting, causing bad headaches.

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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 15:47, Tue 26 January 2021

  • Thank you for your, a works order has been raised to cleanse the highway drains and will be undertaken within the next 24 hours, and this has also been reported to Anglian Water.

    State changed to: In progress

    Posted by Northamptonshire Highways at 08:35, Wed 27 January 2021

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