• serve the residents of the District
  • wisely and judiciously managing water resources
  • sustaining and enhancing social, economic, natural resources

Current River Levels

Current Conditions
Sand Hill River near Climax, Minnesota (Source: USGS and NWS)

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Board of managers

The board of managers meets the first Tuesday of every month. The district posts the minutes of each meeting monthly. The next board meeting is scheduled for May 1, 2018 at 8 AM.

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Red River watershed

Eight watershed districts within the Red River Valley form the RRWMB, including the Sand Hill River Watershed District!

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river recreation

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Sand Hill River.
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Located in the center of the Red River Watershed in Northwest Minnesota, the Sand Hill River Watershed is one of the 10 major watershed in the Red River Basin.

As you navigate our website, you will find valuable resources such as our monthly minutes, riverwatch data, project team agendas or just simply download a ditching permit. This website has been carefully organized to suit your needs; the information you are searching for can be easily found using the menu bar located above.

  • Public Notices:

    Joint Powers Agreement

    To view the minutes of the March 22, 2018 meeting regarding decisions made on the Joint Powers Agreement, Click Here.

  • Ditch 80 preliminary hearing notice

    A Preliminary Hearing for the redetermination of benefits on Ditch 80 will be held at 8 AM at the Sand Hill River Watershed District office - 219 North Mill Street, Fertile, MN. Click here for the full announcement.

  • The Regional Conservation
    Partnership Program (RCPP) is a new, comprehensive and flexible program that uses partnerships to
    stretch and multiply conservation investments and reach
    conservation goals on a regional or watershed scale.

    Click here for more info