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Blocked drain and sunken rain gully 29 Lawford Lane, Bilton, RUGBY

Reported in the Flooding or standing water on road category anonymously at 16:11, Fri 19 August 2016

Sent to Warwickshire County Council 15 minutes later

There is a rain gully running along the front of my property. On 15th June 2016 following heavy rain the gully became blocked with debris, believed to have backed up from a blocked drain in Lawford Lane a few feet away outside no 31. Flood water came into my property because the door is lower than the road, soaking the carpets in the lounge and dinning room. A claim has been lodged via Direct Line, following an excess of £200 paid out, and 2 weeks drying out, new carpet has now been fitted, taking a 6 week period to remedy. The gully channel shows sign of settlement, the drain is blocked and has already been reported by my neighbour at no 31. I would wish contact and an inspection, and any remedial works carried out to avoid a repeat of this instance. I have all relevant photos and paperwork as proof of this incident if needed, and I would be looking to recover my uninsured losses..

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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 countyhighways@warwickshire.gov.uk at 18:21, Fri 19 August 2016

  • Still open, via questionnaire, 17:08, Fri 16 September 2016

  • This problem is ongoing and not yet resolved, although I have been informed it will take several weeks to remedy.

    Posted anonymously at 17:08, Fri 16 September 2016

  • Questionnaire filled in by problem reporter; State changed to: Fixed, 08:51, Mon 17 October 2016

  • Helpful and did what was needed when they said it would be.

    State changed to: Fixed

    Posted anonymously at 08:51, Mon 17 October 2016

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