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Blocked drains

Reported via desktop in the Blocked/Damaged category anonymously at 20:11, Wednesday 21 July 2021

Sent to Northamptonshire Highways less than a minute later. ref: 2881581.

After heavy rain water collect's at this point ,causing the road to be submerged .Part of the problem has been solved by digging out a channel and laying a pipe in the ditch ,but the water still collections .The problem would be solved if we had a clear drain

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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 20:12, Wednesday 21 July 2021

  • If the channel had do been dug the whole road would of been submerged in water ,this was after 15 minutes of heavy rain ,if it last longer the water has been known to get up to a depth of 20cms. Three drains need un blocking problem would be solved.

    Posted anonymously at 08:23, Sunday 25 July 2021

  • Thank you for your enquiry and for bringing this matter to our attention. We understand that you have concerns about the condition of the drains adjacent to Ecton Lane. We note with regret, that you feel they are blocked and causing flooding to the road surface. We are pleased to confirm that the issue you have indicated in this location, has a drainage team that is going to investigate, clean and test the gullies. This should be completed within a months’ time. Please be assured that you will receive an update once works are concluded.

    State changed to: In progress

    Posted by Northamptonshire Highways at 14:52, Thursday 29 July 2021

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