Council hopes to improve drainage

After the several downpours this summer flooding in sections of Ipswich became a problem. Members of the Ipswich City Council are looking for ways to alleviate the problem in the future.

A drainage study was done by Stockwell Engineers of Sioux Falls. Recommendations were made to improve the drainage in Ipswich.

The extensive plan would include channel cleaning, storm sewer improvements as well as curb and gutter and street shaping. The project would take several years, in several phases, costing the city several million dollars.

An open house was held on Monday to allow residents to speak to...


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