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10/23/2023 Big Stone Lake. Fall drawdown will begin on Wednesday October 25, 2023
Big Stone Lake is currently at 968.10 project datum, the fall drawdown process will bring the lake to around 967 project datum.
This provides crucial storage necessary to protect property owners from a portion of spring runoff the following year.
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7/11/2023 The Upper Minnesota River Watershed District Board of Managers took under consideration the question to change the boundaries of the Upper Minnesota River Watershed District’s northern boundary with the Bois de Sioux Watershed District.
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Mission Statement
The mission of the Upper Minnesota River Watershed District is to serve the residents of the District by wisely and judiciously managing water, in a manner that sustains and enhances the social, economic and natural resources of the District.  
The District prefers the use of innovative water management methods, which recognize the unique agricultural, community, lake and stream, and natural resources within the District.  These innovative approaches as reflected by the policies of the District should be oriented toward ensuring the economic viability of the District’s agrarian community.

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