Please Take Notice:
The Buffalo Creek Watershed District Board of Managers, Drainage Authority for the petitioned improvement of Judicial Ditch (JD) 15, Branch Q will hold a final hearing on the petitioned improvement at 3:00 p.m. on February 1, 2023, in meeting rooms 115/116 at the Renville County Government Services Center, 105 South 5th Street, Olivia, Minnesota.  The Board will accept public comment regarding the proposed improvement and the viewers’ report. Any party having an interest in the proceedings may appear and provide comment. Written comments will be accepted at the hearing and by mail, through the date of the hearing, directed to the Board’s technical consultant, Larry Phillips, P.O. Box 55, Glencoe, MN 55336 or larryp@bcwatershed.org. Please reference Judicial Ditch 15, Branch Q in your comments. To view the notice, please click here.  For more information, go to https://bcwatershed.org/ditch-improvements/

Please Take Notice:  The Buffalo Creek Watershed District Board of Managers, Drainage Authority for the improvement of Branch A of Renville/Sibley/McLeod Judicial Ditch 15, will hold a public hearing at 4:30 p.m. on February 1, 2023, in meeting rooms 115/116 at the Renville County Government Services Center, 105 South 5th Street, Olivia, Minnesota. Any party objecting to the acceptance of the contract may appear at the hearing and be heard. Written comments will be accepted at the hearing and by mail through the date of the hearing at the Watershed District’s mailing address: Buffalo Creek Watershed District, P.O. Box 55, Glencoe, MN 55336, Attention
Larry Phillips or by email to larryp@bcwatershed.org. To view the notice, please click here. For more information, go to https://bcwatershed.org/ditch-improvements/

Please Take Notice: The Buffalo Creek Watershed District Board of Managers, Drainage Authority for the improvement of Branch S of Renville/Sibley/McLeod Judicial Ditch 15, will hold a public hearing at 5:00 p.m. on February 1, 2023, in meeting rooms 115/116 at the Renville County Government Services Center, 105 South 5th Street, Olivia, Minnesota. Any party objecting to the acceptance of the contract may appear at the hearing and be heard. Written comments will be accepted at the hearing and by mail through the date of the hearing at the Watershed District’s mailing address: Buffalo Creek Watershed District, P.O. Box 55, Glencoe, MN 55336, Attention Larry Phillips or by email to larryp@bcwatershed.org. To view the notice, please click here. For more information, go to https://bcwatershed.org/ditch-improvements/

Please Take Notice:
The Buffalo Creek Watershed District Board of Managers, Drainage Authority for the improvement of Branch M20 of Renville /Sibley/McLeod Judicial Ditch 15, will hold a final acceptance public hearing at 5:30 p.m. on February 1, 2023, in meeting rooms 115/116 at the Renville County Government Services Center, 105 South 5th Street, Olivia, Minnesota.  Any party objecting to the acceptance of the contract may appear at the hearing and be heard. Written comments will be accepted at the hearing and by mail through the date of the hearing at the Watershed District’s mailing address: Buffalo Creek Watershed District, PO Box 55, Glencoe, MN 55336, Attention Larry Phillips or by email to larryp@bcwatershed.org. To view the notice, please click here. For more information, go to https://bcwatershed.org/ditch-improvements/


The next Regular Monthly Meeting is scheduled to be held on Tuesday, February 28th, at 1pm.

Regular meetings will be held according to the following schedule:

Fourth Tuesday of each month.
February and March:        1:00 p.m.
April through October:   7:00 p.m.

Our Annual Activity Report for 2021 can be accessed by clicking here.

Click here to access our GIS website.

Introduction

The Buffalo Creek Watershed District (BCWD) was established under the order of the Minnesota Water Resources Board (now known as the Minnesota Board of Water and Soil Resources) on January 30, 1969.  On February 8, 1974, the District’s Board of Managers formally adopted its first Overall Plan, in accordance with Minnesota Statutes.  The plan was developed to protect the public’s health and welfare and to conserve the natural resources of the District through land use planning, flood control and other conservation projects.

Mission

The BCWD was formed with the mission to:

1) help alleviate water problems, 2) enhance the living conditions of the area and 3) maintain or improve the economic well being of the residents of the District.

The District has in the past and will continue to strive towards the realization of this mission by:

  • Serving as a link between residents and governmental agencies; Providing technical assistance to citizens and governmental agencies;
  • Providing a means of financial assistance for the implementation of environmental projects; and
  • Coordinating intergovernmental efforts.