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Notice Of Meeting - June 22

Notice Of Meeting

The next face-to-face State Water Commission meeting has been scheduled for Thursday, June 22. Governor Burgum will convene the meeting at 1:00 p.m. in our lower level conference room - the meeting will adjourn at approximately 5:00 p.m. or when the business has been completed.

For information, please contact Sharon Locken at (701) 328-4940 or by Email.

The Current - April

The Current

The Current is a quarterly Water Commission and Office of the State Engineer newsletter that provides the latest agency-specific information concerning water development, regulatory and appropriation efforts, water education, policy changes, Commission meeting highlights, and much more.

We hope you find the content useful and helpful.

Sovereign Lands Brochure

Sovereign Lands

This brochure addresses frequently asked questions about Sovereign Lands. North Dakota’s Sovereign Lands are those areas, including the beds and islands, lying within the ordinary high watermark of navigable lakes and streams. Sovereign Lands are publically-owned lands that are managed for the benefit of the citizens of the state.

Closed Basin & Lake Flooding

Closed Basin Flooding

Closed Basin & Lake Flooding has been developed to address a unique issue to some North Dakotans. The publication is intended to educate the public about what closed basins are and flooding risks that can be associated with them. Topics that it covers include; the challenges to managing closed basin flooding, understanding risks, and ground/surface water exchange. It also contains information regarding NFIP and closed basin flooding.

You can download the brochure by clicking the image on the left, or paper copies can be requested by calling (701) 328-4989 or email.

2017-2019 North Dakota Water Development Report

Water Report

The State Water Commission has completed the 2017-2019 North Dakota Water Development Report, which serves as an update to the 2015 State Water Plan. You can download the report by clicking the image on the left, or paper copies can be requested by calling (701) 328-4989 or email.

2017-2019 North Dakota State Water Commission and Office of the State Engineer Strategic Plan

Strategic Plan

The 2017-2019 North Dakota State Water Commission and Office of the State Engineer Strategic Plan has been completed and is available for download by clicking the image on the left. Paper copies can be requested by calling (701) 328-4989 or email.