Hours Of Operation: 6:00 Am - 2:30 Pm

711 miles of county ditches and natural streams under maintenance.

Approximately 3,000 miles of open water courses throughout Wood County.

County Ditch Maintenance ProgramThe Wood County Engineer is responsible for the cleaning, repair, and construction of county maintenance ditches to ensure proper drainage.

Additionally, The Wood County Engineer is responsible for the monitoring and maintenance of four pump stations.

The Wood County Engineer is responsible for the approval of changes in maintenance watershed drainage.


Petitions for Ditch Maintenance

The County Engineer executes the legal process needed to initiate ditch construction and ditch reconstruction via the Ditch Petition Process.

Please contact the Wood County Engineer's Office, Drainage Department for information regarding the petition process, including application information.


Ditch Construction Projects

Petitioner Ditch Number Township(s) Stage
(Plain Twp Trustees) 2483 Plain, Middleton, Perrysburg Pending(Final Hearing)

Maintenance Program LinksCounty Maintenance Program Map (Updated 8/31/2020)
Flooding FAQs Provided by TMACOG

Drainage Contact

Construction Coordinator : Duane Abke

Ditch Maintenance Coordinator : Nick Stahl

Construction Coordinator:  Duane Abke

P: (419) 354-9069 E: dabke@woodcountyohio.gov F: (419) 354-1409