URGENT NOTICES: Minor Flooding Occurring Along Walnut Creek in Clive

CLIVE, Iowa – Due to heavy rainfall last night Clive is experiencing some minor flooding along Walnut Creek.  The City expects the creek to crest this morning at a level below 9.5 feet, which may result in minor roadway flooding along Swanson Blvd.  Public Works is currently monitoring the roadway and will close Swanson Blvd in the area of 92nd Ct if flood waters begin to cover the street.

With rain in the forecast on Friday evening there is potential for additionally flooding to occur.  The City would advise residents who live along the creek to be aware of coming storms and the potential for increased flooding.



Sanitary Sewer

The Public Works Department maintains the wastewater collection system for the City of Clive.  All wastewater flows are transported through Clive in pipes ranging in size from 8" to 30" to the Wastewater Reclamation Facility in Des Moines.

The Wastewater Collection System provides for safe collection and transmission of wastewater through the City's underground sewer mains, collectors and interceptor lines.  Systematic operations and maintenance programs help protect the capital investment and keep the system in good working order to provide consistent customer service and prevent overflows and backups.  The purpose of the Wastewater division is to maintain the collection system in such a manner that protects the public safety, health and the environment.  The City of Clive sanitary sewer collection system serves 15,447 residents in 4,909 residential units and numerous commercial businesses on nearly seven (7) square miles. The collection system is made up entirely of gravity mains ranging in size from 6” to 42”.  The total length of the public collection system is 391,009 feet or 74 miles, with 1676 public manhole structures.

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