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Spraying
spraying graph

2016 Monthly Spraying
The graph at right shows the monthly man hours of spraying completed by the Road and Bridge Division.

Maintenance spraying of county-owned roadway rights-of-way and similar non-drainage-related maintenance activities controls vegetation overgrowth. Ownership is sometimes through easements dedicated to the county although some may be by a fee simple deed.  Many of these contracts are supervised by Stormwater Management Division staff. Major drainage flow-way and ditch/canal maintenance is contracted to independent firms.This activity helps upstream communities by helping move floodwaters to existing downstream receiving areas, in a manner intended at the time of drainage flow-way construction. Contractors are
selected through a rigorous competitive bidding process.