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None of newly planted or existing street trees have been wateted this year one of the driest 4.5 months in recen times.

Reported via mobile in the Public Trees category anonymously at 10:19, Wednesday 11 May 2022

Sent to Bromley Council less than a minute later

No watering has occurred this year despite watering being included in various contracts that Bromley has with Glendale, Veolia and IDverde. Despite ststement that new ptogramme to wster newly planted street trees would commence in May, 11 days in and nothing has been done!

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  • Thank you for your report, this is now being investigated. Information on our services and the timeframes we aim to respond in can be found: http://www.bromley.gov.uk/ fixservices

    State changed to: In progress

    Posted by Bromley Council at 10:20, Wednesday 11 May 2022

  • Thank you for the enquiry, a slight delay regarding the watering occurred, this will now commence beginning of next week on Monday the 16th of May.

    State changed to: No further action

    Posted by Bromley Council at 14:34, Wednesday 11 May 2022

  • We have investigated this report and have made contact with the report originator to outline further details. This report is now closed on FixMyStreet.

    Posted by Bromley Council at 14:35, Wednesday 11 May 2022

  • Please advise when watering will take place and how often this will occur. Who will monitor this and what sanctions exist if contractor fails to adhere to requirements.

    Posted anonymously at 09:03, Thursday 12 May 2022

  • Thank you for the enquiry, all the trees planted in winter 21/22 will receive 50 litres of water per week over a 4 month period, commencing 16/05/22. The first week of watering, will see the installation of QR code stickers, which will be used by the contractor to log attendance and watering. This data will be used by the council as the primary source of monitoring supplemented also by officer inspections. Within the terms of the contract, should the contractor fail to meet there obligations, corrective action will be undertaken at the contractors expense.

    Posted by Bromley Council at 12:50, Thursday 12 May 2022

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