Yorkville/Raymond Drainage District Mapping and Benefits Assessment
The Yorkville Raymond Drainage District, which is controlled and maintained by the Racine County Board of Drainage Commissioners, contains land that drains to the West Branch of the Root River Canal. The “Official” District contains 4,803 acres of land consisting of 291 parcels and encompasses parts of two municipalities within Racine County: the Town of Raymond (1,569 acres) and the Town of Yorkville (3,234 acres). This data was compiled from information made available from Racine County and/or their GIS database.
The Watershed encompasses parts of four municipalities within Racine County: the Town of Yorkville, the Town of Raymond, the Town of Dover and the Village of Union Grove. The Watershed contains 25,001 acres of land consisting of 2,492 parcels. The Town of Yorkville contains 12,612 acres and 885 parcels within the Watershed. The Town of Raymond contains 9,756 acres and 812 parcels within the Watershed. The Town of Dover contains 1,832 acres and 112 parcels within the Watershed. The Village of Union Grove contains 801 acres and 683 parcels within the Watershed plus an additional 843 customers within the sanitary district.
The drainage system within the District includes four branch tiles and four branch ditches all of which drain to the West Branch of the Root River Canal. The branch ditches add up to a total of 10,610 linear feet (2.01 miles) of drainage way. The district tiles add up to a total length of 11,550 linear feet (2.19 miles). The District is obligated, under Section 88.63 of the State Statutes, to maintain and repair District facilities.