In general, swales are the responsibility of the owner of the property upon which it is located. Driveways, and their associated culverts or bridges, that cross public drainage systems (e.g., that cross over ditches or streams) are also property owner responsibilities.

 For more detailed information:

Driveway Culvert Maintenance

Swale Maintenance

To submit a request for maintenance of a stormwater conveyance or report an issue please use the Stormwater Report Form or the Stormwater Hotline at or 919-913-2999

Stormwater Reporting