Skip to content
Clean Water. Clear Vision.

Preserving the Rice Creek Watershed for the future.

Public Drainage

RCWD is the public drainage authority in the watershed. It inspects, maintains and repairs 116 miles of public drainage system made up of 22 individual systems traveling through 3 counties and 16 cities.
Learn More about Public Drainage


Permitting plays a crucial role in protecting and preserving the Rice Creek Watershed. Through careful review and evaluation of permit applications, the district aims to minimize the negative impacts on our water resources.
Learn More about Permits


RCWD offers 3 grant programs to help improve water quality and reduce flooding within the District. These grant programs help the District reach its 2020 Watershed Management Plan goals and mission.
Learn More about Grants

Recent Projects

Recent News