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Drains blocked/unblocked!

Reported in the Other public drainage issue category anonymously at 15:53, Wednesday 19 August 2020

Sent to Peterborough City Council less than a minute later. Council ref: 2253853.

Sorry to be a pain but want to say thankyou for temporally fixing the drains outside my house. All looks better at the moment. I hope that a permanent solution will be found. The workmen yesterday were really nice. Don't know who came today though as noone knocked on the door.

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    Posted by Peterborough City Council at 15:53, Wednesday 19 August 2020

  • We have attended site today with a high pressure jet vac and root cutting tanker. We have successfully cleared the gully lateral pipes and removed some roots within this pipe, we undertook a flow test and all water dispersed as quick as we were pouring it into the gully, i did know on your door in hope that you were there to view this for you own eyes. We have also cleansed the aco drain across the drive and jetted the pipe, the pipe in the small ditch is slightly buried and this could benefit a small channel dug to enable free flow to the sleeper headwall. Lastly we jetting the pipe from this small ditch over the road to the receiving larger ditch and gain this was left clear and free flowing. Therefore on our departure the complete system was left free flowing with no restrictions.

    State changed to: Fixed

    Posted by Peterborough City Council at 18:45, Wednesday 2 September 2020

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