February 10-12, 2016 MACDC Annual Winter Conference, Grand Traverse Resort, Williamsburg
August 17-19, 2016 MACDC Annual Summer Conference, Shanty Creek Resort, Bellaire
Please join us on beautiful Mackinac Island for MACDC’s 116th Summer Conference! The conference will take place July 15-17, 2015 at Mission Point Resort on Mackinac Island.
Registration information, event schedules and more can be found here.
MACDC holds two three-day conferences each year. They are great for networking with Members and Associate Members. At these events, you can learn about Drain Commissioners' needs and future projects.
Exhibit at the Winter Conference. Bring business cards, marketing information – anything that promotes your firm. 2014 Exhibitor Contract
The MACDC Innovation & Excellence Awards are featured at the Winter Conference, providing a glimpse of some of the best projects completed by Drain Commissioners and Contractors in Michigan. In summer, after business is done, break out the golf clubs and head for the greens!
Grand River, Jackson CountyThis section of the Upper Grand River is managed as part of the Grand River Inter-County Drainage Board Watershed Management Plan
Schoenherr Drain, Macomb CountyMacomb County Crew searches for illicit connections and toxic dumping in the Schoenherr Drain
Quail Ridge Drain, Oakland CountyBank stabilization project completed on the Quail Ridge Drain using rip rap and vegetation.
Pontiac Lake, Oakland CountyNew Sewer mains were installed via directional drilling to avoid disturbances to Pontiac Lake.
GWK RTF, Oakland CountyUpgrades to Oakland County's George W. Kuhn Retention Treatment Facility reduce overflows to Lake St. Clair.
Little Salt Creek Drain, Midland CountySynthetic slope protection system installed at one of many crossings serving agriculture in Midland County.
Monroe CountyVolunteers installed live fascines to reinforce this lake shoreline. Fascines are bundled cuttings of live shrub branches.
Imlay-Bigelow Drain, LapeerCrew works to replace 100-year-old stormwater system near Imlay City.
Sickle Creek, Manistee CountyNew crossing installed for Road #5557 over Sickle Creek, a popular fishing destination in the Huron.
Gibson Drain, Genesee CountyBank Reinforcement measure, including rip rap and live stakes.
Sanitary Sewer, Montcalm CountyCrystal Township's new sanitary sewer collection system was installed to protect nearby Duck Lake.
Columbia Drain, Huron CountyAerial view of the Columbia Drain sediment basin, installed to relieve flows in the Sebewaing River Intercounty Drain, serving Huron and Tuscola Counties.
Briarwood Drain, Ingham CountyReconstructed banks protected from high velocity flows with rip rap.
Chippewa River, Isabella CountyRock weirs installed to mitigate flows after removal of a delinquent dam and its spillway near Mount Pleasant.
Byron Dorr Inter-County Drain, Kent CountyWetland area restored to provide stormwater retention, pollutant removal and wildlife habitat.
Briarwood Drain, Ingham CountyKinawa Drive crossing installed to improve stormwater flow in suburban setting (Meridian Township/Okemos.)