Drainage District Projects

Request & Complaint Submissions


Requests for repairs, complaints, problems or questions should be directed to Denise Smith, Drainage Clerk in the Auditor’s Office, by calling 641-939-8111 or by email.

View the Drainage Work Order Request Form (PDF)

For More Information


For more information on drainage district projects or to view online maps of the districts, visit the Drainage District Search website (Beacon). Be sure to select the 'Drainage Tiles' and 'Drainage Districts' check boxes on the left under Layers.
A lifting crane being operated by workers, performing a ditch dredge in 1911

Current Projects

Click on the tab below for information about each drainage district.


  1. DD 165 
  2. DD 86
  3. DD 131
  4. DD 167
  5. DD 56

Status
  • Drainage Election Drainage District 165
Election Information:
Date: March 28, 2020
Location: 10123 S Ave. Ackley, IA 50601
Time: 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
This Private Trustee Election is open to land owners of DD 165 only. 





  1. DD 102
  2. DD 143
  3. DD 25
  4. DD 21
  5. DD 9

Status
  • Lateral 7 to be repaired.
  • Main tile project on hold while landowner determines wetland programs.
Continuation of Hearing


  • August 31, 2016 at 11:30 AM
  • Hardin County Courthouse

Public Hearing


  • August 10, 2016 at 11:30 AM
  • Hardin County Courthouse

District Documents


  1. DD 55 Div 3
  2. DD 22
  3. DD 67
  4. DD 148
  5. DD H-F 5-75

Status
  • Completion of project accepted on December 12, 2018. 
Completion Hearing
  • December 12, 2018 at 1:00 PM
  • Large Conference Room - Lower Level Hardin County Courthouse
Landowner Meeting 

  • June 7, 2017 at 11:30 AM
  • Small Conference Room - Main Floor Hardin County Courthouse

District Documents