The department is assigned, throughout the state, with the statutory responsibilities of:

  • Flood abatement and provision of flood relief at distress times
  • All year-round cleaning and maintenance of secondary collector drains; and tertiary drains where necessary.
  • Respond to correspondence/complaints from the public on flood matters.
  • Re-construction and Rehabilitation of collapsed drains and other hydraulic structures which are encountered in the course of our activities.
  • Also, we are involved in the construction of drains and related hydraulic structures.