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Footpath, pavement and road flooding
Reported via desktop in the Flooding of a road or pavement category anonymously at 19:36, Wed 23 November 2022
Sent to Bath and North East Somerset Council less than a minute later. Council ref: 3988274.
Last month we raised Fix My Street Report 3911511, in regard to serious road flooding and consequential flooding of our home. Report now indicates this has been resolved, although there are issues still to be fixed. This morning, during moderate rainfall, surface wate was pouring down Belmont Rd towards our house but fortunately the sandbags we placed at the top of our drive prevented water entering. On investigating further, we found surface water flowing down Church Rd and into Belmont Rd. None of the road drains between The Avenue and Belmont Rd are working and a large pool of water had collected in Church Rd adjacent to the footpath leading to the Primary School. We went back up later once the rain had stopped and it is clear this drain is full of silt. So, our conclusion is that B&NES has not cleared the drains in Church Rd for many months, causing massive amounts of water to remain on the road surface and risk danger discomfort to pedestrians and cyclists and potential risk of flooding of certain properties. These drains need clearing, properly and urgently. Please action as a matter of urgency.
Thank you for this report. We will review the details and carry out an inspection of the site if required.
4 out of 5 Road or Pavement Flooding reports are updated within 7 working days once we decide what action to take. To find out what we do and why it might take longer, please visit https://www.bathnes.gov.uk/ fmsroads09
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State changed to: In progress
Posted by Systems Team at 19:36, Wed 23 November 2022
We've looked into this report and passed the details on to our contractor. They will plan and carry out any work needed. 4 out of 5 issues are updated within 23 working days.
To find out what we do and why it might take longer, please visit https://www.bathnes.gov.uk/ fmsroads10
We'll update this report when the contractor has completed their work.
State changed to: Action scheduled
Posted by Systems Team at 12:07, Thu 15 December 2022
Thank you for your report. After investigating, we have concluded that your issue does not require immediate attention. However, we have included this issue in our plans for future works.
This means that your issue will be resolved during routine works scheduled for the area. We have now closed your report, but please visit our website to find out what we do and how we make our decisions https://beta.bathnes.gov.uk/ how-we-deal-problems-road-network
State changed to: Internal referral
Posted by Systems Team at 10:19, Wednesday 3 May 2023
This report is now closed to updates. You can make a new report in the same location.