Water Quality Improvements for Cedar Lake Subwatershed Complete

For Immediate Release – In 2002, citizens began to notice severe algal blooms in Cedar Lake, a high-value lake with exceptional clarity and habitat. In response, the Clearwater River Watershed District (CRWD) began a monitoring program in 2003 to identify nutrient sources. From this, the CRWD identified sources of nutrients to the lake: three click here to learn more.

Targeted Fertilizer Project Successful- Water Quality Protected, Farmers' Yield Optimized

September 26th, 2016: Annandale, Minn. – Four years ago, the Clearwater River Watershed District (CRWD) instituted a program focused on protecting and improving water quality by assisting area farmers with implementing a newer best management practice on a watershed scale. At the end of this period, the CRWD is pleased to announce the program, known as the Targeted Fertilizer Application Reduction Project, has successfully concluded. Learn more!

Alternative Tile Intake Project - Enrollment Open

September 17th, 2015: Annandale, Minn. – The Clearwater River Watershed District (CRWD) is offering to assist farmers in the Kimball and Watkins area with replacing their open tile intakes with alternatives that maintain drainage and protect water resources. Click here to learn more!