Report a pothole A pothole is where the surface of the road or footway has worn away and a hollow has formed. Report a tree or hedge problem Trees close to roads need to be managed to make sure that they do not cause danger to people, vehicles, and neighbouring properties. Report flooding or a blocked highway drain Flooding can be caused by the sheer volume of water or indicate a blockage or maintenance problem with the system. Report a problem with paving Pavements that are considered dangerous are those likely to cause a trip hazard or result in a fall. Report a faulty street light Most street lighting mounted on, or near, the highway is maintained by Hampshire County Council. Report a faulty traffic light HCC have a computerised fault management system. As soon as a fault is detected, details are passed to the relevant contractor. Report a broken or missing traffic sign Any damaged or loose road sign will be repaired or re-fixed where possible. If it is not possible to repair/refix, or a sign is missing, a replacement will be ordered.