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The Office of the Water Resources Commissioner (WCWRC), under the authority of the Michigan Drain Code (Act 40 of 1956), may receive petitions from Property Owners or Municipalities in order to construct new drains or to complete maintenance/improvement projects on existing drains.  The WCWRC maintains and operates over 500 stormwater systems in Washtenaw County.

See below for status information on projects currently in progress.

This page is under construction.  For project status, please contact us at 734-222-6860.  Thank you for your patience!

Project Name

Municipality(ies)

Status

Northfield Earhart Road Drain

Ch 4

Northfield Township

Construction complete & warranty period

Saginaw Hills Drain

Ch 8

Scio Township

Construction substantially complete

Malletts Creek Stone School 5475-01

Ch 20

City of Ann Arbor

 Construction substantially complete

Huron River Green Infrastructure
Geddes Road 5594-01

Ch 20

City of Ann Arbor

Under construction

Huron River Green Infrastructure
Tree Planting 5504-04
 

Ch 20

City of Ann Arbor

Planting project begins Spring 2016

Huron River Green Infrastructure
Tree Planting 5504-05

 

Ch 20

 City of Ann Arbor

Statutory Drainage Board approval process; Loan closing scheduled for September 2016 

Allen Creek Stadium-Hutchins-Kipke 5509-01

 

Ch 20

City of Ann Arbor 

Statutory Drainage Board approval process; Loan closing scheduled for June 2016

Malletts Creek Springwater Sub Part 2 5508-02

Ch 20

City of Ann Arbor 

Loan closing scheduled for September 2016 

Luella Burton Park Drain

Ch 4

Scio Township

Construction complete & warranty period

Hawthorne Ridge Sub Drain

Ch 8

Pittsfield Township

Construction Substantially Complete

Bazley Foster Drain

Ch 8

Superior and
Ypsilanti Townships

Engineering plans completed; easements obtained; anticipated bidding February-March 2016

West Branch of Augusta
Central Drain

Ch 8

Augusta Township

Construction complete & warranty period

Rouse (Saline) Drain

Ch 8

Saline Township

Petition Received 5/2/14; Maintenance work being completed

McMann Tile Drain

Ch 8

Saline Township

On hold

Geddes Ridge Drain

Ch 8

Superior Township

Design complete; obtaining easements; anticipated public meeting Spring 2016

Projects Petitioned Under Chapter 3 of the Michigan Drain Code

Establish a drainage district.

Projects Petitioned Under Chapter 4 of the Michigan Drain Code

Locate and establish a new County Drain.

Projects Petitioned Under Chapter 8 of the Michigan Drain Code

To clean out, relocate, widen, deepen, straighten, tile, extend or relocate along a highway an existing County Drain.

Projects Petitioned Under Chapter 20 of the Michigan Drain Code

To locate and establish or clean out, relocate, widen, deepen, straighten, tile, extend or relocate along a highway a County Drain that is assessed to only municipalities, not directly to property owners.

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