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Blocked gully overflowing outside 2 Fosters Gardens

Reported via desktop in the Blocked drain category anonymously at 10:00, Friday 15 January 2021

Sent to Lincolnshire County Council less than a minute later. Council ref: 384216.

Road drain gully blocked and continually fills with water and floods the road when it rains. It has now flooded the roadway and frozen, making it a health and safety issue as it is sheet ice outside the properties.

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  • Thank you for your report. We will investigate and make an update to this report within 14 days.

    Posted by Lincolnshire County Council at 10:00, Friday 15 January 2021

  • We need to investigate this report. We will contact you again when an update is available.

    State changed to: Investigating

    Posted by Lincolnshire County Council at 10:17, Friday 15 January 2021

  • We are sorry but we are not taking immediate action with this report because the highway drainage was cleaned on programme in September 2020 and no were issues noted. We're currently receiving a high volume of reports of flooding across the county. We are prioritising issues where water has entered people's houses and where water covers over half of the carriageway, which could endanger road users. Unfortunately, this means it can take us longer than usual to respond to other flood-related incidents. We've had some extremely wet weather recently, which has resulted in saturated ground and very high water levels in streams and rivers. This means that sometimes, even if road drains aren't blocked, there is nowhere for the water to go, so it takes a lot longer than usual to drain away. You can help by letting us know where standing water isn't receding a few hours after rain stopped. Please rest assured we'll be checking all the drains once we've finished responding to the most urgent flooding. Thank you for reporting this matter.

    State changed to: No further action

    Posted by Lincolnshire County Council at 16:18, Wednesday 27 January 2021

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