• 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. Due to the holiday, the next board meeting is scheduled for July, 5, 2017 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

Find opportunities to connect with other paddlers and keep up on the current conditions of the
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:

    On March 13, 2107 the district held informational meetings for Redetermination of Benefits on Ditches 9, 119, and 17 & 2. Click here to read the minutes:

    On March 13, 2017 the district held and informational meeting for an improvment petition on Ditch 80. To view those minutes, click here and click here for a pdf of the presentation given.

  • Buffer Law

    Information about the buffer legislation can be found on the website of the Board of Soil and Water Resources.

    The preliminary buffer map created by the DNR can be viewed on their website.

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  • New

    The Sand Hill River Watershed District thanks Bill Brekke for 17 years of service and welcomes new Manager JJ Hamre to the table.

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