4.10 Ditches

Goal 10 - Public Ditches

Maintain public ditch systems within the District as required under Statutory jurisdiction.


The public ditch within this subwatershed continues to perform the function for which it was originally established – to drain lands for the promotion of agriculture.  The Board will continue to maintain jurisdiction over County Ditch #10 (see Figure 2).

Desired Outcomes:  Manage public ditches to maintain drainage and preserve natural features.

Metrics:  Stream Visual Assessment Protocol (SVAP) in Painter Creek.

Goal 10.1 - Painter Creek

Manage County Ditch #10 in accordance with statutory rights and responsibilities.


  1. Conduct periodic inspections and perform maintenance as required.
  2. Manage the ditch portion of Painter Creek in accordance with the other goals of this plan.