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Ground water flooding in front gardens of 71 and 73 Filton Grove

Reported in the Flooding category anonymously at 00:29, Wednesday 16 October 2019

Sent to Bristol City Council 1 minute later

Following any prolonged rainfall ground water comes up through the exposed soil areas in the gardens. This causes the gardens to flood and the flood the pavement outside of the properties. The water will continue to flow for hours after rain has stopped. Wessex water have come to the properties and they believe a ground water pipe from the council owned allotments which runs under 71 Filton Grove may have been blocked and is backing up and the only place to emerge is through the gardens. We are worried about potential subsidence under 69, 71 and 73 Filton Grove if this continues.

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  • A new enquiry has been raised for this issue.

    Posted by Bristol City Council at 23:30, Tuesday 15 October 2019

  • Water is now 2 inches deep and running fast despite it not raining for 2 hours.

    Posted anonymously at 11:16, Saturday 2 November 2019

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

    Posted by Bristol City Council at 11:20, Saturday 2 November 2019

  • This issue is currently under investigation. We'll provide updates on the outcome as soon as we can.

    Posted by Bristol City Council at 10:05, Friday 15 November 2019

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