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Blocked drain causing flooding to person property

Reported via mobile in the Blocked/Damaged category anonymously at 00:00, Thursday 19 May 2022

Sent to Northamptonshire Highways less than a minute later. ref: 3535720.

The drain is blocked, this was reported back in November, Job completed in January. Drains were supposed to be unblocked and fully cleared. Every time it rains the whole of the road, pathway and drive is flooded with 6inches of water. Having to sweep it away from house, to stop it from entering front door. Vehicles are sitting in water which could cause damage to brakes etc

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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 00:00, Thursday 19 May 2022

  • This issue was very bad last night in the heavy rain, the water was running down the drive way towards the house. The drains do not remove the water fast enough.

    Posted anonymously at 07:09, Thursday 19 May 2022

  • This keeps happening with heavy rain.

    Posted anonymously at 18:28, Friday 27 May 2022

  • Nothing has been done yet.

    Posted anonymously at 16:45, Monday 4 July 2022

  • Thank you for your enquiry and for bringing this matter to our attention. Firstly, please accept our apologies for the time taken to respond to your enquiry. We can confirm that an inspector attended the issue in this location. They found that the gullies were clear on arrival as they have just had their cyclic cleanse and the silt level 25%. The water accumulation may be due to a capacity issue. However, please be assured that we will continue to monitor the area as part of our routine inspections during the next heavy rainfall. If a flooding emergency occurs, call 0300 126 7000 for West Northamptonshire Council and 0300 126 3000 for North Northamptonshire Council. Outside of these hours please ring 01604 651074. This number is for issues relating to West Northamptonshire Council and North Northamptonshire Council.

    State changed to: No further action

    Posted by Northamptonshire Highways at 08:38, Wednesday 6 July 2022

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