Water Resource Management

Division Overview 

The Water Resource Management division is responsible for updating the Rice County Local Water Management Plan and implementing action items as detailed in the plan.  The division coordinates water protection activities with outside agencies, and implements various grant projects related to protecting surface and groundwater resources.  The division is also involved in assisting with shoreland alteration issues, erosion control issues and wastewater treatment education.

For questions or concerns relating to Water Planning, please contact:

   Rice County Environmental Services at (507) 332-6113 or by email



Clean Water Fund Reporting


NRBG Reporting


Watershed Reports


Aquatic Invasive Species