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Drains not coping _ causing danger!!

Reported in the Flooding or standing water on road category anonymously at 10:36, Mon 28 May 2018

Sent to Warwickshire County Council 4 minutes later

Following yesterday's heavy rain, the road was flooded yet again. The danger to traffic -and cyclists and pedestrians - is significant, and the water entered my house causing severe concern for the first time in many years.

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  • Warwickshire County Council has received your report which will be reviewed accordingly. There are no automatic updates to the status of this report - this is something we are working on as part of the improvements to fault reporting.

    Posted by county highways at 10:37, Tue 29 May 2018

  • Subsequently, a maintenance/cleaning team have spent substantial time at the site - jetting, etc - but the effects of this will not be apparent until the next period of heavy rain

    Posted anonymously at 13:19, Mon 25 June 2018

  • Extensive maintenance work has taken place in the area of the failing drains but the effectiveness of this remains untested - until the next downpour!

    Posted anonymously at 15:00, Mon 23 July 2018

  • Following a moderate downpour on November 3rd the road drains again backed up causing about a 2 foot flood over about 40 meters of roadway. traffic was reduced to one way -IF the drivers noticed the obstruction!

    Posted anonymously at 10:20, Tue 13 November 2018
    Still open, via questionnaire

  • Several heavy showers over the period Dec 3rd to 6th again caused deep accumulations of road water. Traffic caused "showers" over the sidewalk which would soak pedestrians or children waiting for school buses. Cyclists and motorcyclists are at great danger when visibility is poor.

    Posted anonymously at 10:47, Tue 11 December 2018
    Still open, via questionnaire

  • We need a good downpour to assess the current state of the problem

    Posted anonymously at 11:17, Tue 8 January 2019

  • Further assessment still needed

    Posted anonymously at 18:09, Tue 5 February 2019

  • Drains have been working adequately this spring _so far- but will need to be cleaned from leaf debris from now on

    State changed to: Fixed

    Posted anonymously at 08:08, Wed 6 March 2019

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