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Blocked road drain

Reported in the Flooding or standing water on road category anonymously at 13:09, Friday 21 August 2020

Sent to Warwickshire County Council less than a minute later

41 Shrewley Common CV35 7AN During the various downpours earlier this week I together with my neighbours at 43 Shrewley Common experienced significant flooding to our garages - the first time it's ever happened to me.

Clearly the weather was exceptional but not unprecedented and our difficulties were exacerbated by the fact that the road drain between our two properties wasn't coping and feeding water back down the drives. While that in part would have been down to the extreme weather it was very noticeable looking up and down the road that ours was the only drain with it's own lake covering it.

I don't know when the road drains in Shrewley Common were last pumped out but it feels an exercise that is now due / overdue.

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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 15:48, Friday 21 August 2020

  • This was reported to Highways and the jetter was sent out and the gully has been cleared. The home owner was informed by me by email. Neal Soutter

    State changed to: Fixed

    Posted by Neal Soutter at 21:31, Monday 7 September 2020

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