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We have rats in the close

Reported via desktop in the Other public drainage issue category anonymously at 13:47, Monday 1 March 2021

Sent to Peterborough City Council less than a minute later. Council ref: 2579495.

Rats in storm drain and under drive at 2 Ihlee close

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    Posted by Peterborough City Council at 13:47, Monday 1 March 2021

  • The surface water sewer located in Ihlee Close is the responsibility of Anglian Water, Peterborough City Council maintain the road side gullies and it is known that rats will use this open grated cover as a means on ingress and egress to the main pipe sewer. Food waste and regular supply of bird food will attract rats to this food source. If this problem persists i would give Anglian Water a call as the sewer drain is their responsibility, however the rats may only be using this as a water source which they need a regular supply off, and often live under sheds or can burrow up to 3m deep.

    State changed to: not the council's responsibility

    Posted by Peterborough City Council at 19:08, Monday 1 March 2021

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