Drains and stormwater
These are the different types of drains you will find in Corangamite Shire:
Drains maintained by Council:
- Kerb and channel
- Grated pit
- Side entry pit
- Table drain
- Cross road culvert
Drains maintained by property owner
- Driveway culverts are usually to provide access to private property
- Maintenance and cleaning of driveway culverts is the responsibility of the property owner
- Stormwater drains from private properties to legal points of discharge.
It is the property owner’s responsibility to have stormwater runoff from his or her property conveyed to a legal point of discharge which is usually an underground drain, kerb or open table drain in a road reserve.
A Road Opening Works permit(PDF, 518KB) is required to install or alter a stormwater connection within the road reserve.
For any water or drainage related issues in your area not described above, contact your local water authority.