Ditches and Weeds
Community Services Department Road Crews inspect and maintain both the open ditch drainage system, and the enclosed storm drainage collection systems along the 1,040 miles of County roadways. The open drainage within the right-of-way is critical to regional storm water management efforts.
Protect Water Conveyance Systems
Roads teams are focused on ensuring that water conveyance can occur through the integrated open ditch system.
Variety of tools
Roads teams use a variety of tools to ensure water drains in the open ditch system including: mowing, weed removal, and sediment removal.
Neighbors helping neighbors
While it is not expected, Thank you for helping to keep ditches clear of obstructions. Please feel free to contact Washoe County Roads if you see any obstacles that might impact our drainage system. Learn More »