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Very bad smell

Reported via desktop in the Blocked drainage gully category anonymously at 14:34, Fri 8 January 2021

Sent to Peterborough City Council less than a minute later. Council ref: 2467890.

Resident called to report that the water is going down slowly and that there is a very bad smell coming from the drain. This is said to be between 19-21 Back Lane. Resident reporting this again as the smell is still there, so she is saying there must be an 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 14:34, Fri 8 January 2021

  • This report has been referred to the Drainage Department.

    State changed to: Investigating

    Posted by Peterborough City Council at 15:59, Wed 13 January 2021

  • This gully has been cleansed and the pipe work high pressured jetted, this dislodged a couple of drinks bottles that had been placed into the gully, blocking the pipe. Once these were removed all water dispersed, this system was flow tested and was working on departure. There is no smells coming from this gully at all, we believe this is from a private foul water system opposite in the gravel drive/access way.

    State changed to: Fixed

    Posted by Peterborough City Council at 22:44, Tue 9 February 2021

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