The Heavy Equipment Program has been a major part of the District since its inception in 1944. Evolving from mainly tax ditch construction, Today our emphasis is on the tax ditch maintenance and drainage issues throughout the county. Our customers range from private landowners to the federal government. With experience employees, modern equipment and partnerships with state and local authorities, we have the solution for your drainage issues.

DITCH THE HEAVY WORK. WE’LL DO ITDITCH THE HEAVY WORK. WE’LL DO ITFOR YOU.

Sussex Conservation District is your go-to source for landSussex Conservation District is your go-to source for landconservation and tax ditch maintenance in Kent and Sussexcounties.

Our heavy equipment operators use new design and construction technology to help you withOur heavy equipment operators use new design and construction technology to help you withcomprehensive project management for tax ditch maintenance and drainage issues throughout SouthernDelaware.

You can turn to us for simple or complex problems that require heavy equipment and environmentallyYou can turn to us for simple or complex problems that require heavy equipment and environmentallyfriendly practices. We’ll help you:

1. Identify the problem
2. Design a solution using modern technology
3. Get it done — and done well!

Services available to private landowners, farmers, governmentServices available to private landowners, farmers, governmentagencies and homeowners associations.

 

Project videos

 
 

 

Keenwick West
Stonewater Creek
The Salt Pond