Active Drain Projects--Page Under Construction

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/s

Status

Copper Meadows Drain

Dexter Township Construction substantially complete
Northfield Earhart Road Drain

Northfield Township Obtaining easements
Saginaw Hills Drain

Scio Township Construction Bids Spring 2015

Allen Creek Fourth Ave.

City of Ann Arbor Construction complete
Allen Creek S. Forest

City of Ann Arbor Construction complete
Allen Creek Madison

City of Ann Arbor Construction substantially
complete
Allen Creek Miller

City of Ann Arbor Construction substantially
complete
Huron River Green
Infrastructure - Rain Gardens
City of Ann Arbor Rain Garden Installations
Continue through 2014
Huron River Green
Infrastructure - Tree Planting
2013-2015
City of Ann Arbor Plantings Continue
through 2015
Traver Creek - Leslie Park
Golf Course
City of Ann Arbor Construction Complete
Luella Burton Park Drain Scio Township Out for Construction Bids November 2014
Hawthorne Ridge Sub Drain Pittsfield Township Construction Winter 2014-2015
Bazley Foster Drain Superior and
Ypsilanti Townships
Engineering Plans
Nearing Completion
West Branch of Augusta
Central Drain
Augusta Township Construction Bids Spring 2015
Rouse (Saline) Drain
Saline Township Petition Received 5/2/14
McMann Tile Drain
Augusta Township
Geddes Ridge Drain Superior Township Design complete; obtaining easements

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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