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Rats coming from the drains

Reported via desktop in the Other public drainage issue category anonymously at 16:25, Thu 15 October 2020

Sent to Peterborough City Council less than a minute later. Council ref: 2342654.

Rats are coming from the drainage to private properties. about 2 or 3 rats can be seen at a time in the area

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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 16:25, Thu 15 October 2020

  • This report has been referred to the Drainage Department.

    State changed to: Investigating

    Posted by Peterborough City Council at 15:08, Fri 16 October 2020

  • This is a report that comes in every now and again throughout the city, unfortunately Rats only use drains as a means of travel and for ingress and egress to and from where they are going.

    Once entering the gully within a couple of meters they are in the main Anglian Water Sewer Network, this can never be controlled and if they are seen near to your property then remove any scrap food sources and place bait and or traps. The Gullies are not at fault and no action can be undertaken to prevent this action.

    State changed to: No further action

    Posted by Peterborough City Council at 12:52, Tue 27 October 2020

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