Current Projects

In 2016, the Drain Commissioner's Office performed general maintenance work or inspections on 332 drains and assessed 82 drainage districts a total of $920,711.  Nearly 25 miles of open drains were cleaned out, nearly 2.5 miles of enclosed tile drain was replaced, and brush control work was completed on over 18 miles of drain.
 


Petition Projects


Drain Township Section Type of Work Status as of May 25, 2017
#950 Carter & Burke & Branches Watertown & DeWitt Watertown 13 & 24 Addition of new branch drain Engineering and design in progress.  Petitioned work determined necessary at September 24, 2015 Board of Determination Meeting.
#477 Faiver & Branch DeWitt, Watertown, Riley, & Olive DeWitt 7
Watertown 1, 2, & 7
Open ditch clean out, addition of new branch drain Engineering and design in progress.  Petitioned work determined necessary at October 13, 2015 Board of Determination Meeting
#068 Wilderness Drive Drain DeWitt 2, 3, & 10 Extension/addition of new branch drain Construction was completed in Spring of 2016.
 
#897 Waltz & Strugis Dallas, Village of Fowler 11, 12, & 14 Open ditch clean out, culvert replacement, construction of detention areas. Projected bidding in summer of 2017.
#720 Peck Essex 4, 5, 8, & 9 Open ditch clean out, tile drain extension. Plans complete. A presentation to district property owners is being planned.  Bidding in summer of 2017. Construction to be completed by winter of 2017.

Maintenance Projects


Drain Township Section Type of Work Status as of May 25, 2017
 

Special Notes


Please note that this is not a complete list of all work currently in process.