Drainage Improvements

Responsibilities


Harford County maintains drainage systems on county roadways. These improvements include: 
  • Extension of the storm drain system
  • Installation of additional storm drain inlets where necessary
  • Installation of drainage ditches where necessary
  • Repairs to failing storm drain systems

How storm drains work


A storm drain is a series of pipes or culverts underground that carry surface water from drainage inlets to a suitable outfall location such as a stream or stormwater management pond.
storm drain installation
Storm Drain Illustration