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Poor drainage on Hotwell Road outside number 98.

Reported in the Gully/Drainage category anonymously at 20:59, Fri 19 July 2019

Sent to Bristol City Council 1 minute later

Blocked drain and poor gutter drainage near outside 98 Hotwell Road, resulting in huge puddles during heavy rain. When traffic goes through these puddles the front of neighbouring houses, and passing pedestrians, are covered in water. This has been ongoing for 6+ months.

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  • Under investigation.

    Posted by Bristol City Council at 20:00, Fri 19 July 2019

  • Under investigation.

    Posted by Bristol City Council at 09:52, Mon 22 July 2019

  • Customer follow up.

    Posted by Bristol City Council at 06:25, Wed 7 August 2019

  • Drainage in this area is still completely shocking after today's heavy rain, rendering the pavement virtually impassable to pedestrians, given the wave of water washing up every time a car goes past. Adjacent houses also being covered in water as a result of the splash from passing cars. The gutter is currently a lake reaching across virtually the whole of one inbound lane of Hotwell road.

    Posted anonymously at 07:24, Wed 7 August 2019

  • Job raised.

    Posted by Bristol City Council at 08:07, Wed 7 August 2019

  • Customer follow up.

    Posted by Bristol City Council at 08:15, Sat 28 September 2019

  • Drainage at this location still terrible, regardless of any remedial work which may or may not have been carried out. Please can something be done? This was originally reported 4 months ago and nothing appears to have happened. Its unpleasant and inconvenient for residents and pedestrians and must be dangerous for drivers, given the depth the water now gets it. Surely its just a drain needs cleaning out?

    Posted anonymously at 09:14, Sat 28 September 2019

  • Job raised.

    Posted by Bristol City Council at 09:38, Mon 30 September 2019

  • A citizen has provided a follow-up to the original enquiry.

    Posted by Bristol City Council at 15:00, Wed 9 October 2019

  • A job has been raised with our contractors to action this issue and appropriate repairs or maintenance will be undertaken as soon as they can.

    Posted by Bristol City Council at 15:27, Wed 9 October 2019

  • How long does it take BCC to clear a blocked drain? Sounds like the start of a joke, but unfortunately for the residents and pedestrians of Hotwell Road, it stopped being funny in about July of this year. Again this morning a huge amount of water was covering the whole of the inbound lane of Hotwell Road, with the drain under it failing to drain anything away. Despite numerous 'jobs raised' being posted in reply to this problem being raised, clearly nothing has been done (or what has been done hasn't worked). How hard can be to sort out?

    Posted anonymously at 15:59, Wed 9 October 2019

  • Following recent heavy rain over the weekend and early this week, it is clear that this situation has not been resolved and no attempt has been made to do so, despite six months plus of raising this via the council's suggested route. This repeated flooding represents a danger to both traffic and pedestrians, as well as a potential for property damage - while I'm no legal expert, I'd suggest that should any of these things occur, the fact that this issue has been raised repeatedly with the council and not resolved, would have any impact on any case.

    Posted anonymously at 10:54, Wednesday 29 January 2020

  • A citizen has provided a follow-up to the original enquiry.

    Posted by Bristol City Council at 10:55, Wednesday 29 January 2020

  • A citizen has provided a follow-up to the original enquiry.

    Posted by Bristol City Council at 12:52, Friday 7 February 2020

  • This enquiry is now closed. No further action is required.

    State changed to: Fixed

    Posted by Bristol City Council at 15:34, Wednesday 25 March 2020

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