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Water Management Plan is being amended with your input

The District is in the process of amending its Third Watershed Management Plan (hereinafter "Plan") approved in 2011 and amended in 2015 (see right-hand column). The current amendment process is in response to requests from the District's Technical Advisory Committee (TAC) to align the Plan with water governance documents in the municipalities within the District and adjacent watershed management organizations. This amendment focuses on the standards in Section 3 and implementation Program in Section 4; it also revises sections with outdated laws and completed projects.

The Draft Plan Amendment, provided below in Sections, was the object of many of your comments (see documents below under "Comments and responses ... now available"). Thanks so much for participating in the process.

  1. Executive Summary Draft
  2. Amended Plan, Section 1 Draft
  3. Amended Plan, Section 2 Draft
  4. Amended Plan, Section 3 Draft
  5. Amended Plan, Section 4 Draft
  6. Amended Plan, Section 5 Draft
  7. Amended Plan, Section 6 Draft
  8. Appendix K: Draft Standards

Comments and responses to Plan Amendment are now available

All comments to the Management Plan Amendment received — from review agencies, cities, counties, and residents — and the Board's responses to them are now available in these two documents:

  1. Comments through Oct. 2017
  2. Comments published Jan. 2018, 2nd draft

The responses have been reviewed by legal counsel.

TAC meetings produced documents for Water Management Plan Amendment

The District's Technical Advisory Committee (TAC) met this spring to make suggestions for a new Watershed Management Plan and communicate these suggestions to the Board of Water and Soil Resources (BWSR), as follows.

Stakeholder/Technical Advisory Committee (TAC) meetings

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