Drainage archive 2016-2017


Archive has 41 results

  • West Berkshire Council (16 018 430)

    Statement Closed after initial enquiries Drainage 30-Mar-2017

    Summary: The Ombudsman will not investigate Mr X's complaint about the flooding to his home. It is reasonable to expect him to go to court if he considers the Council failed to correctly identify the cause of flooding in 2015.

  • High Peak Borough Council (16 011 553)

    Statement Not upheld Drainage 30-Mar-2017

    Summary: The Council acted without fault in investigating water damage to a neighbouring property even though it could not show which owner has responsibility for a boundary wall between its property and its neighbour and it failed to properly record a surveyor's visit.

  • Gedling Borough Council (16 011 239)

    Statement Closed after initial enquiries Drainage 29-Mar-2017

    Summary: The Ombudsman will not investigate Mr B's complaint about the way the Council considered drainage issues on new planning applications. Further investigation of the complaint is unlikely to find fault by the Council or of an identifiable injustice to Mr B.

  • Melton Borough Council (16 016 783)

    Statement Closed after initial enquiries Drainage 24-Mar-2017

    Summary: Mrs A complains the Council has not taken action to prevent flooding which she says is as a result of the construction of a neighbouring property. The Ombudsman will not investigate this complaint as he cannot see any evidence of fault in the Council's actions.

  • Essex County Council (16 004 386)

    Statement Not upheld Drainage 16-Mar-2017

    Summary: There is no fault in the way the Council has responded to reports of flooding on the road outside Mr X's property.

  • Bury Metropolitan Borough Council (16 013 526)

    Statement Not upheld Drainage 02-Mar-2017

    Summary: there is no fault in how the Council dealt with maintenance of a culvert gate and trash screen.

  • Kent County Council (16 015 666)

    Statement Closed after initial enquiries Drainage 16-Feb-2017

    Summary: The Ombudsman will not investigate Mr B's complaint which was initially about Council's failure to accept liability for surface water flooding and the Council's response to his concerns about blocked drains. It is reasonable to expect Mr B to go to court for a determination of liability, the Ombudsman could not achieve the outcome Mr B is seeking and he cannot investigate matters which affect all or most people in the Council's area.

  • Hundred Foot Washes IDB (16 002 501)

    Statement Not upheld Drainage 16-Feb-2017

    Summary: There is no evidence of fault in the way the IDB dealt with the unauthorised culverts on Mr X's land.

  • East Lindsey District Council (16 014 245)

    Statement Closed after initial enquiries Drainage 27-Jan-2017

    Summary: The Ombudsman will not investigate Mrs A's complaint about being given wrong and misleading information by Council. This is because the Council has apologised and the Ombudsman is satisfied this remedies any injustice.

  • London Borough of Hillingdon (16 013 640)

    Statement Closed after initial enquiries Drainage 17-Jan-2017

    Summary: The Ombudsman will not investigate Mr B's complaint that the Council has failed to take responsibility for the flooding to his house. It is reasonable to expect Mr B to go to court.

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