paddling link

Click here to find opportunities to connect with other paddlers and keep up on the current conditions of the Sand Hill River.

Exciting News!

The rock riffles, Project #29 have all been installed! Click here to view photos!

Current Conditions
Sand Hill River near Climax, Minnesota

(Source: USGS and NWS)

USGS web site

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Highlighted Events

First Tuesday of every month - Board of Managers Meeting. Click here to view our minutes.

Second Tuesday of every month - Project Team Meeting. Click here to view the project team minutes.

Third Tuesday of every month - RRWMB Meeting.

H1 Main Content

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.

Upcoming Events!


Our next regular board meeting will be as scheduled on Tuesday, May 2, 2017 beginning at 8:00 AM.


On March 13, 2017, the district held informational meetings on the following ditches. Below, please find additional information from these meetings:

Ditch 9 - Minutes
Ditch 119 - Minutes
Ditch 17 & 2 - Minutes
Ditch 80 - Presentation & Minutes


In the news!


Bill Brekke retires after 17 years. Click here for more.


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

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