"The District Mission for the NFCRWD is to improve and enhance water quality, to control water flow, to reduce erosion and sedimentation, to promote wise public, private and natural use of water while maintaining, enhancing and preserving public and private drainage for present and future residents of the Watershed District."


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Drainage Reports Available

Drainage reports are available for CD5 and CD29. They can be found under the drainage tab. Ditches will be inspected on a three year rotating basis, and reports will be posted on the website as completed. Attached is the Districts inspection schedule.

Zebra Mussels confirmed in Lake Koronis

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has confirmed a report of zebra mussels in Lake Koronis, near Paynesville in Stearns County.

On July 8, a  fishing guide snagged an adult zebra mussel on a hook and reported it to the DNR. DNR invasive species specialists searched the area and found no other zebra mussels. During a follow-up search, the DNR found one juvenile zebra mussel near the Lake Koronis Regional Park public water access..

Conservation practices on irrigated cropland

$3.5 million grant for central Minnesota

The Minnesota Dept. of Agriculture and more than 30 partners received a $3.5 million NRCS grant to implement conservation measures on irrigated land.