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61 Linden way

Reported via desktop in the Standing water covering more than half the road category anonymously at 10:48, Monday 3 April 2023

Sent to Lincolnshire County Council less than a minute later. Council ref: 453968.

There have been two complaints about flooding in front of my property since January 2023, but neither has been resolved (Refs: 444411 and 451839). My complaints were rejected on the basis that all drains were cleared last year, therefore it is not possible that it can be blocked again, but unfortunately ground reality is different. The harsh weather was also blamed for this flooding, but there has been no harsh weather, and every light rain causes flooding in front of my home. I hope someone will visit the site to see the ground reality. In light of this issue, I am concerned about my children, who are at risk, and I pray they will not be harmed by this continuous negligence.

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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 10:48, Monday 3 April 2023

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

    Posted by Lincolnshire County Council at 11:11, Monday 3 April 2023

  • 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 07:27, Tuesday 4 April 2023

  • Why does it takes three reports of the same problem for to even bother looking at it appropriately? Try getting out of the office and seeing groundtruth in a timely manner. Your apathetic approach to infrastructure management has a direct and negative impact on people's lives. I guess that you are just too arrogant to feel shameful with persistent failure.

    Posted anonymously at 09:28, Tuesday 4 April 2023

  • Progress! We’ve completed our investigation and works are now planned. Once we know when work is due to take place we will let you know.

    State changed to: In progress

    Posted by Lincolnshire County Council at 08:35, Wednesday 19 April 2023

  • We have an update. Our highways team have issued this work out to one of their delivery gangs. We’ll let you know when the job is complete.

    State changed to: Action scheduled

    Posted by Lincolnshire County Council at 09:02, Tuesday 13 June 2023

  • State changed to: In progress

    Updated by Lincolnshire County Council at 07:46, Wednesday 16 August 2023

  • In recent months, flooding caused severe damage to road and created many potholes, but now the local council is carpeting the street, which should be complete by 21 August 2023. The road will again be damaged if this blocked drain takes several months to clear and therefore public tax money will be wasted. It would be great if the process could be expedited to save the road and public funds

    Posted anonymously at 14:23, Wednesday 16 August 2023

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