The goal of each Comprehensive Watershed Management Plan (CWMP) is to develop a systematic, watershed-wide, science-based approach to watershed management. Grant SWCD has been working with local counties, SWCDs, and watershed related organizations to complete CWMPs for the four major watershed within Grant County.
Within Grant County there is currently two completed and adopted plans:
It is our and our partner’s hopes to complete a Comprehensive Watershed Management Plan for the Chippewa River Watershed within the next few years.
The purpose of this updated Local Water Management Plan (LWMP) is to identify existing and potential problems and opportunities for protection, management and development of water resources and related land resources in Grant County. Pursuant to the requirements of Minn. Stat. 103B.311 subd.4, the five requirements of this plan are as follows: