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Blue Earth County DrainageBlog

Aug 04

Animated Education

Posted on August 4, 2020 at 5:00 PM by Ryan Hiniker

fire pit
Magical fire pit action over the weekend.

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Jul 28

Drainage Update 7/28/2020

Posted on July 28, 2020 at 3:44 PM by Ryan Hiniker

flooding
Flooded township road near Lake Crystal.  Part of CD56 drainage system.

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Jul 21

Drainage Update 7/21/2020

Posted on July 21, 2020 at 5:02 PM by Ryan Hiniker

cd05 4
Photo above showing the installation of one of the new crossings along portions of our CD05 ditch cleaning.  Each section is installed to grade and checked.  Each section is then held together by large bolts, so the sections can't separate and move too much.  The sections are finished off by installing the black colored fabric, which helps keep soil and sediment from being sucked into the seams of the pipe sections.  Then, the pipe is all properly back filled and compacted so the pipe doesn't move.

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