The MSTRWD is accepting Equipment Rental Proposals for the 2020 Construction Season.  See the attached Notice.  The Proposal Forms and Bidding Requirements can be found by clicking here.   All proposals must be submitted by 1:00 p.m., March 13, 2020 and NO FAXED Proposals will be accepted.


The District is accepting sealed bids for 5 separate land rental agreements for the year 2020-2022.  Bids will be accepted and due by 1:00 p.m., Thursday, February 27, 2020.

Bid_BAC_Hay_2020-22     Map of hay area

Bid for Farm Land Rental 2020-22   Map ofAGV hay

Bid for Hay Rental W side OCSS    Map of OCSS hay area


Bid form_PL566_Sec_6 and 31_2020-2022        

Swift Coulee/CD #3 Project

Draft Concurrence Point #3 – Identification of Selected Alternatives

JD #14 RCPP Project

The JD #14 RCPP Project Work Team Meeting Presentation on Screening Alternatives is located under Project.

MN Board of Water and Soil Resources (BWSR)

BWSR has completed its final review in conformance with state law and concluded that watershed district has adopted a rule, titled Middle-Snake-Tamarac Rivers Watershed District Buffer Enforcement Rule that contains adequate provisions for compliance and enforcement of Minn. Stat. 103f.48 (the Buffer Law).  To view the MSTRWD Buffer Enforcement rule click here Board Approved Buffer Law.

Clean Water Grant Awarded to The Watershed

The Minnesota Board of Water and Soil Resources (BWSR) through the Clean Water, Land and Legacy Amendment has awarded $144,000 in funding for the improvement for Polk County ditch #175.  In an effort to improve water quality and the drain system as a whole, twenty-three high priority locations have been identified as critical areas to reduce significant erosion and agricultural field sediment loads from entering the drain system.   Additional information regarding Clean Water  Land and Legacy funded projects, can be found, by clicking here.

2020 Hunting Season

The 2020 Hunting Application to hunt on MSTRWD property is available on the “Permits” tab.  If you do not have access to a printer, stop by the office to complete the permit.  Please pay attention to the rules and check out the “Hunting Maps” under the “Permits” tab, as these are the only places that the public is welcome to hunt.