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2273243 My drains are blocked by the tree

Reported in the Other public drainage issue category anonymously at 23:52, Thu 10 September 2020

Sent to Peterborough City Council less than a minute later. Council ref: 2289000.

Good evening

My drains are blocked by the tree roots adjacent to our drains (now affects properties 1, 2 & 3 Ferryview) you obviously did not investigate the drains in question - the trees are your responsibility & damage is occurring to our properties as result of these issues, please reinspect the drains and have your contractors resolve the issue ASAP ( the tree roots have also broken through the pavement and are a trip hazard ). Please re-inspect & resolve this issue before we have to take independent action to resolve the issues & claim back expenses from the council, a much more expensive action. Kind regards Ian

Ian Steel Sent from my iPhone

On 10 Sep 2020, at 17:02, FixMyStreet <> wrote:

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We have attended site today 10th, unfortunately this manhole drainage system is private and not part of the public highway. We suggest to contact Anglian Water on 03457 145 145 and ask if they will come and inspect.

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<map.jpeg> Blocked Drain

Outside number 3 there is a blocked drain, resident saying it is blocked with tree roots which is coming from a tree a few metres away. When it rains the downpipes are not draining away properly as the water has no where to go too because of the blockage. Resident would like someone out to look at this issue.

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  • Thanks for making your report.

    It will be passed on to the relevant department. We will endeavour to provide you with an update within 10 working days.

    Posted by Peterborough City Council at 23:52, Thu 10 September 2020

  • This report has been referred to the Drainage Department.

    State changed to: Investigating

    Posted by Peterborough City Council at 14:28, Fri 11 September 2020

  • State changed to: Open

    Updated by Peterborough City Council at 16:13, Tue 22 September 2020

  • This report has been referred to Aragon Direct Services.

    State changed to: Internal referral

    Posted by Peterborough City Council at 12:14, Thu 15 October 2020

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