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Welcome to Bois de Sioux Watershed District!

Our meetings

Regular Monthly Meeting

The Bois de Sioux Watershed District Board of Managers meets regularly on the third Thursday of each month, generally for a half of a day starting at 8:00 a.m. April through October and at 9:00 a.m. November through March in the conference room. Public welcome!



Now Hiring!

Help Wanted – The Bois de Sioux Watershed is looking for a seasonal, part-time employee to monitor construction sites and assist with surveying. 

Please see the Job Description and Employment Application.

Application Deadline:  5/18/18 

The Bois de Sioux Watershed District is an equal opportunity and service provider.


About the District
The Bois de Sioux Watershed District (District) was established on May 11, 1988, by order of the Minnesota Board of Water and Soil Resources (BWSR) under the provisions of the Minnesota Statutes (MS), Chapter 103D, otherwise referred to as the Minnesota Watershed Act. The District is located in west central Minnesota and includes the entire drainage basin, in Minnesota, of the Bois de Sioux River. The counties included in this area are Traverse, Grant, Wilkin, Stevens, Big Stone and Otter Tail.  Cities within the District are Breckenridge, Doran, Campbell, Wendell, Elbow Lake, Norcross, Herman, Donnelly, Graceville, Dumont, Johnson, Wheaton and Tintah.
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Recent Happenings!

Find out more information about our recent projects!

Grant money received!

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The BDSWD proudly thanks the Clean Water Fund for the grant opportunites to fund the Redpath Impoundment.

For more information, click here.

Calendar of Events

1. December 20, 2018

Policies and procedures committee meeting
Agenda - 8 AM

Hearing Agenda
Budget Hearing- 10 AM

2. January 9, 2019
Advisory Committee Meeting
Agenda - 9 AM
3. January 10, 2019
1W1P Policy Committee Meeting
Agenda - 1 PM
4. January 17, 2019
5. January 17, 2019
Notice for Newspapers
Wilkin Co. Ditch 9 & 10 Public Hearing- 9 AM
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