- Staff are available during regular office hours, Monday thru Friday, 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM at 320/563-4185. Currently, there are no delays to permit processing or responding to drainage ditch issues.
WEBCAMWatch Live DNR Footage of the North Ottawa Impoundment here.
Tile is an important tool for management of excess water. These projects are regulated through our permit application process -> start here..
LIDAR Map Portal
Looking for topographical and watershed map information?
And here are some instructions on how to use the portal.
Mustinka River Rehabilitation and Redpath Flood Impoundment
The District has begun Phase 1 construction in 2022. For more information about these joint projects, please watch our informational video on YouTube.
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 District conference room (unless otherwise noted on the agenda). The public is welcome! .
The Lake Traverse Water Quality Improvement Project was recently featured by the Red River Water Management Board. Check-out project details here.
Grant money received!
The BDSWD proudly thanks the Minnesota Legacy Act Clean Water Fund, administered by the Board of Soil and Water Resources, for the grant opportunites to fund the Joint Comprehensive Watershed Management Plan, Lake Traverse Water Quality Improvement Project (Phases 1 - 3), Mustinka River Rehabilitation, and TCD #35.
Funding has also been received from the Minnesota Environment and Natural Resources Trust Fund on behalf of the Redpath Mustinka River Rehabilitation project.