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Constant water flow

Reported via desktop in the No rain in 24 hours - water has increased or remained the same category anonymously at 10:40, Saturday 27 April 2024

Sent to Gloucestershire County Council less than a minute later. FixMyStreet ref: 5904965.

Fairview close has been flooded for the past 4 months. The debris and sludge build up is starting to smell when the weather gets warner. It is becoming a public health concern. The council have a some signs up further up the lane but made no effort to unlock the gullies which are full of debris.

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  • Thank you for reporting a drainage or flooding issue.

    We will investigate the issue. If additional clearance work is needed, the local highways team will prioritise the most urgent reports. Where possible, maintenance tasks will be grouped together in a schedule for efficiency.

    Sometimes during periods of heavy rain, even a clear gully can be overwhelmed. Usually the water will drain away within an hour.

    Every gully or drain the county council is responsible for is cleared at least once each year. Some drains in problem areas are cleared more frequently. You can find out more, including the gully emptying schedule on our website by visiting www.gloucestershire.gov.uk/highways/roads/road-maintenance

    If your property is at risk of flooding please see the Flood Guide for advice and support by visiting www.gloucestershire.gov.uk/planning-and-environment/flood-risk-management/flooding-information/flood-guide

    If you are driving: please never ignore road closures or enter flood water. This could put you or others in danger and invalidate your insurance.

    We will provide updates about this report. Thank you again for taking the time to report this issue.

    Highways Customer Services Team,
    Gloucestershire Highways

    Posted by Gloucestershire County Council at 10:40, Saturday 27 April 2024

  • State changed to: Investigating

    Updated by Gloucestershire County Council at 12:39, Monday 29 April 2024

  • State changed to: Open

    Updated by Gloucestershire County Council at 16:30, Friday 17 May 2024

  • State changed to: Investigating

    Updated by Gloucestershire County Council at 12:55, Monday 20 May 2024

  • State changed to: Open

    Updated by Gloucestershire County Council at 16:20, Wednesday 22 May 2024

  • State changed to: Action scheduled

    Updated by Gloucestershire County Council at 16:21, Wednesday 22 May 2024

  • State changed to: Investigating

    Updated by Gloucestershire County Council at 16:22, Wednesday 22 May 2024

  • State changed to: Action scheduled

    Updated by Gloucestershire County Council at 16:22, Wednesday 22 May 2024

  • I am pleased to inform you this drainage issue has been resolved.

    Every gully or drain the county council is responsible for is cleared at least once each year. Some drains in problem areas are cleared more frequently. You can find out more, including the gully emptying schedule on our website by visiting www.gloucestershire.gov.uk/highways/roads/road-maintenance

    Sometimes during periods of heavy rain, even a clear gully can be overwhelmed. Usually the water will drain away within an hour.

    If you are concerned about flooding please see the Flood Guide for advice and support by visiting www.gloucestershire.gov.uk/planning-and-environment/flood-risk-management/flooding-information/flood-guide

    Thank you,
    Highways Customer Services Team,
    Gloucestershire Highways

    State changed to: Fixed

    Posted by Gloucestershire County Council at 12:31, Monday 10 June 2024

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