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What is a county regulated drain?


A county regulated drain is a drain under the authority of the County Drainage Board. The statutes that govern this authority are contained in I.C. (Indiana Code) 36-9-27. There are several types of actions or petitions that lead to a drain becoming "County Regulated". Types of drains include natural streams, man made, channels and ditches, clay tile, concrete pipe, steel culvert, polyetherene pipe. Pipe and tile drains are subsurface and are located in all areas of the county including rural areas, towns, subdivisions and near lakes.