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Blocked....not soaking away!

Reported in the Blocked drainage gully category anonymously at 22:53, Friday 26 June 2020

Sent to Peterborough City Council less than a minute later. Council ref: 2173892.

Re previous report 2161747 (now closed). We have not had rain for many days and as you can see in the photos the water is not soaking away so there must be a problem somewhere.

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    Posted by Peterborough City Council at 22:53, Friday 26 June 2020

  • Good afternoon as per the message sent reference 2161747 (copy below)

    This has been sent for internal referral to our Highways Department, i will leave open as investigating.

    Copy or previous message highlight action already been carried out. Good afternoon, this gully has been fully cleansed and the pipe work high pressure jet cleaned, thereafter a cctv survey was carried out and this confirmed the gully outfalls into a soakaway, as such during intense storm events the soakaway will become saturated and thus can not take any more water, resulting in standing water on the carriageway. I will consult with my highway maintenance colleagues and see if this soakaway could be extended / renewed to help with the surface water discharge.

    State changed to: Investigating

    Posted by Peterborough City Council at 18:03, Saturday 27 June 2020

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