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Water rising up through crack in Bathwick Hill road surface and flowing across the road

Reported via mobile in the Flooding of a road or pavement category anonymously at 22:42, Mon 28 November 2022

Sent to Bath and North East Somerset Council less than a minute later. Council ref: 4001226.

Started a few days ago, water started welling up through a crack in the centre of this very busy road and streaming downhill and across it. This will turn to ice in a day or two which will make this a very dangerous stretch of road especially for bikes and escooters. Source unknown, could be from a new spring or a leaking water main.

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  • 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

    If you have more information about the issue you can add an update to this report.

    State changed to: In progress

    Posted by Systems Team at 22:42, Mon 28 November 2022

  • This flow of water has as I feared now transformed into a sheet of ice. Especially dangerous for overnight and morning downhill traffic including numerous University and schoolchildren buses. I also reported this to Wessex Water. They confirmed the water does NOT come from a leaking mains pipe and its source is almost certainly a spring that needs diverting.

    Posted anonymously at 13:42, Thu 8 December 2022

  • We have looked into this issue and found it is not the council's responsibility. We have passed this report to the relevant party to take action.

    State changed to: not the council's responsibility

    Posted by Systems Team at 10:51, Thu 15 December 2022

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