Soil and Water Conservation District
The mission of the Lac qui Parle Soil and Water Conservation District is
to take available technical, financial and educational resources, what
ever their source and focus or coordinate them so that they meet the
needs of the local landusers to help them protect Lac qui Parle's
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The Lac qui Parle Soil and Water
Conservation District office is in the Farm Service Center located at
the Junction of US Highway 75 and Minnesota Highway 40 in Madison,
122 8th Avenue South, Suite 1
Madison Minnesota 56256
Phone: 320-598-7321, Extension 3
What's New in the District?
- NEW! The 2014-2023 Lac qui Parle County Water Management Plan
has been completed and approved. Click
here to review the plan.
- NEW! Funds Available for
Drainage Water Management. Practices
include control structures, dense patern tile instead of open
intakes, and bioreactors. For details click
here or call Jake at 320-598-7321
Clean Water Fund Grant money
to retrofit wellpits! The District received a grant
in the amount of $53,533 to be used to provide cost share to
retrofit well pits in floodplain areas of the county with a pitless
unit, fill the well pit with native soil material move the pressure
tank above ground or indoors, and allow the homeowner to continue
using an otherwise serviceable well while safeguarding the source of
their drinking water. While it is important to upgrade all well pits
within the County, priority will be given to floodplain residents
followed by those immediately adjacent to the floodplain map
line. For more information on the
see our Wellpit
fact sheet, or contact our office.
Annual Reports ~ The 2013
Annual Reports and 2014 Annual Work Plan are available to review.
You will find the reports listed on our Board of
Supervisors page. Please contact the District office if
you would like printed copies of any of the reports.
Walk-in Access Program ~ Earn
extra income by opening land for public hunting is coming. Click
here for more information.
Hard Rock Outcrop ~ Funded
through a Legislative Citizens Committee on Minnesota Resources
Grant, nearly 100 acres of fragile Minnesota Valley Granite Outcrop
rock ecosystems in Lac qui Parle County will be protected with
a permanent easement. Among the oldest rock formations in the
world, these unique land forms and rare vegetation make these rock
formations worth protecting.
The Garcia/Love Claims Process. Click
here for more
The Lac qui Parle Soil and
Water Conservation District is an Equal Opportunity Service Provider and
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