Projects and Programs

Water Management

The NRD has a variety of programs to protect and conserve our water resources – both on the surface and underground.
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rural water systems

Increasing pressure on water supplies and more stringent Federal regulations for water quality have made it difficult for many smaller communities to maintain their own public water systems. Rural water systems are often a good alternative for these communities.
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Forestry & Wildlife

Through cooperative programs with landowners and communities, the NRD plants thousands of trees each year.
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Watersheds & Flood Damage Reduction

The NRD is involved in several large-scale, multi-purpose projects to improve area watersheds, involving environmental restoration, flood control, and other components.
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Conservation Programs

To help conserve soil and water, the NRD offers cooperative programs for landowners to establish terraces, buffers strips, small dams, and other conservation practices.
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OUTDOOR RECREATION

Fishing, camping, boating, and more – the NRD’s recreation areas provide outdoor fun for the whole family.
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Education

An educated citizenry is vital to making wise choices about the conservation and protection of our natural resources. The NRD works with teachers, students and schools to bring conservation education to tomorrow’s leaders.
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