Maintenance and improvements include repair to ditches, culverts, and pipes in targeted areas. Ranking of typical problems:
1. Major structure damage to dwelling and public facility, sinkhole in roadway, road, and dwelling flooding, etc.
Example: Road flooding
2. Sinkhole on private property, major channel erosion/scour, minor flooding, and major pipe blockage.
Example: Major channel erosion/scour
3. Channel erosion/scour, re-cut ditch, major ditch blockage, and minor pipe blockage.
Example: Channel erosion
4. Minor channel erosion, debris removal, and ditch maintenance.
Example: Minor ditch erosion
Project Prioritization Criteria:
- Imminent Danger to Life
Projects preventing major flooding to bridges, roadways, or flooding that causing home or business to be evacuated.
- Health Hazard
Projects preventing sewage infiltration, which may carry diseases, into creeks and streams caused by flooding.
- Infrastructure Damage
Projects correcting any damaged infrastructure related to storm water and drainage.
- Major Flooding
Projects preventing flooding that stands in streets or neighborhoods for a long period of time.
- Major Erosion
Projects correcting drainage problems causing major erosion to property.
Projects correcting flooding or drainage problems over a large number of acres or impacting a large number of structures or persons.
- Unique Case
Projects providing a solution to an unforeseen storm water problem arising unexpectedly.
- System-wide Projects
Projects improving problems system wide rather than a project affecting one specific property.