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Plans created through the 1W1P program are called comprehensive watershed management plans and are described in Minnesota Statutes Chapter 103B.801.

Plan Requirements

Comprehensive watershed management plans:

  • Prevent of erosion and soil transport into surface water systems
  • Restore, protect, and preserve natural surface water and groundwater storage and retention systems
  • Promote groundwater recharge
  • Minimize of public capital expenditures needed to correct flooding and water quality problems
  • Enhance, restore, and establish wetlands
  • Identify priority areas for riparian zone management and buffers
  • Protect and enhance fish and wildlife habitat and water recreational facilities

Status of Plans Statewide




Julie Westerlund
One Watershed, One Plan Coordinator