Richland Soil and Water

PondLandowners can’t block water from entering and leaving their property without providing an outlet. See the Ohio Drainage Law Ditch Petition Procedures, Chapter 6131: Single County Ditches, Chapter 6133: Joint County Ditches, Ohio Drainage Law and the Ohio State University Extension Bulletin 822 for more information:

Ohio Drainage Law Ditch Petition Procedures

Chapter 6131: Single County Ditches

Chapter 6133: Joint County Ditches

Ohio Drainage Law

Ohio State University Extension Bulletin 822

Learn about Impervious Areas 

Example of Logjams and Dead Trees in Black Fork

WMFD Interview with Erica Thomas about the Black Fork Ditch Petition

Drone Footage of Black Fork Ditch Petition Area

Richland Source May 21, 2021, article on Black Fork Ditch Petition Public Viewing

 

 

 

Neighborhood Drainage Issues

Neighborhood drainage issues are becoming a major county issue in populated areas. Here is an explaination of what you can do and how we can help.

Resolving Drainage Issues

Drainage Assistance Example