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Willington Road Kirton

Reported via mobile in the Standing water covering more than half the road category anonymously at 09:20, Sat 27 August 2022

Sent to Lincolnshire County Council less than a minute later. Council ref: 430527.

Drains become overwhelmed when there is heavy rain. Previously reported over the last 5 years. Keep being fobbed off stating drains have been cleaned. Not issue with cleaning it is an outflow issue. I was previously informed that there was a problem with an outlet culvert and that it was going to be repaired back in January. This may seem like a minor problem, but when it floods cars speed through the flood, causing water to wash over our cars and it hits out front bay window which is 10 to 12 feet from the road. I work hard for the NHS and have been through the pandemic, my wife suffers with her nerves and this stressed her out, worrying about someone picking up a stone in the water and smashing a car window or our house window. We have to move our cars off the drive, due to the water being washed over them. Could this please be looked into as it is not resolved and is causing us stress and affecting our lives worrying every time it's rains. Last time I had to get up at 3am to move our cars and move the flood signs to slow people down. To his disrupted my day as I had to work a 10 hour shift looking after patients while exhausted because of the flooding. Hopefully you can help with this situation. Steve English

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  • Thanks for letting us know about your issue with standing water covering more than half the road. We will look into this and let you know what we find within the next 14 days. You can find out more about flooding and drainage on our website

    Posted by Lincolnshire County Council at 09:20, Sat 27 August 2022

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

    Posted by Lincolnshire County Council at 09:36, Sat 27 August 2022

  • Great news, we’ve had a look at the issue and we have now passed to our Highways Officers for the team to assess what can be done to resolve the matter. We’ll let you know when the assessment has taken place.

    State changed to: Investigating

    Posted by Lincolnshire County Council at 11:54, Tue 30 August 2022

  • State changed to: In progress

    Updated by Lincolnshire County Council at 15:36, Wed 7 September 2022

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