The city maintains drainage ditches located in the city right-of -way to ensure the proper removal of water from city maintained streets. Good water drainage prolongs the useful service life of city maintained streets.
To report a drainage problem, call the Public Works Service Center at 919-775-8247.
Driveway Drainage Pipe
Drainage Pipes and Structures located within the city right-of-way shall be to the city engineer's recommendation, city specification and under city inspection. Call 919-775-8326 for questions about driveway drainage pipe or to request a driveway drainage pipe installation cost estimate.
The city will install driveway drainage pipe purchased from the city by private property owners. Additionally, the city will maintain driveway drainage pipe located in the city right-of-way that meets established city specifications: properly sized reinforced concrete pipe (RCP).