Water Retention

The SRRCD Water Retention program provides funding, design and construction of water storage/ retention projects. The purpose of the program is to design and construct sites where water can be held back for a period of time. Water storage / retention areas provide many benefits such as reducing river flow rates and flood peaks, recharging groundwater, protecting water quality by reducing non-point source pollutant (Nitrogen, Phosphorus, pathogens, bacteria, sediments) from run off and providing wildlife habitat and scenic areas. The SRRCD will cover from 80-100% of total project cost depending on the overall befits of the project.

Water Retention Funding Opportunities

Water Retention Projects

Penner Water Retention

Claringbould Water Retention

Chubaty Water Retention

CD Trees Water Retention and Swamp Walk