City Council approves drainage improvement project

Connor Clark
Bath-DeWitt Connection Staff Reporter

The environmentally-friendly City of DeWitt, with its extensive parks, trees, and development along the Looking Glass River, now faces an environmental issue of excess flooding. DeWitt’s City Council unanimously approved a street drainage improvement that will replace old inefficient equipment and introduce new pipes and ditches that will help reduce flooding. Per DeWitt City Administrator Dan Coss the drainage improvement project is hoping to begin as soon as next week. There is currently no project end date. The project with be done by Youngstrom Contracting and the amount of the project cannot exceed $50,988.00.