Drainage 101 County Roadways, City Streets and Drainageways: Best Practices and Resources Guide

Status:  Complete
Report Date:  04/17/2023


The time individual engineers, administrators and their staff invest in researching drainage law and defining the best approach to solving drainage issues can be considerable. This document provides quick access to information needed to solve these problems and understand legal solutions to recurring drainage issues, saving time for other pressing public responsibilities. This study also contains information which might be useful to local elected officials, private property owners and other interested parties. It offers concise educational materials that simplify and inform on drainage issues and laws related to regional watershed protection, county road/highway ditches, city street/storm sewers, and related drainage infrastructure.

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