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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!

The Bois de Sioux Watershed District will hold a special meeting April 24, 2018 at 1 PM at the District Office. For a complete copy of the most current agenda, click here.



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. February 6, 2018
11 am, Judicial Ditch #6 Landowner Meeting at Wilkin County Environmental Office.
2. February 6, 2018

1 pm, Wilkin County Ditch #1 Landowner meeting at at Wilkin County Environmental Office.

3. February 16, 2018

11 am, Traverse County Ditch #23 Landowner Meeting at >Bois de Sioux Watershed District Office.

4. February 16, 2018
1 pm, Traverse County Ditch #37 Area Meeting at Bois de Sioux Watershed District Office.
5. February 20, 2018
The RRWMB meets monthly on the third Tuesday of each month. To view information for their next meeting and the minutes from their previous meeting, click here.
6. February 22, 2018
The Bois de Sioux Watershed District regular monthly meeting will be held February 22, 2018 at 9:00 am at the District Office. The February 15, 2018 meeting is cancelled.
7. February 22, 2018
10 AM hearings related to Wilkin County Ditch # 8 at the District Office.
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