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WSRCD

West Souris River Conservation District
   Updated March 29, 2014

West Souris River Conservation District Programs

Shelterbelts :To establish field shelterbelts to act as a barrier to reduce and redirect wind, absorb excessive moisture, trap snow and remove carbon dioxide from the air.
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Pipeline Plow : This service is provided to landowners within the WSRCD who want to bury plastic pipe (max. diameter 2”) up to 18” into the ground. See photos
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Dugout Filling : The District will provide a pump and pipe for the filling of dugouts.
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Abandoned Well Sealing : The Conservation District will provide all materials required for the proper filling and sealing of the abandoned well(s), arrange for the rental or contracting of any equipment necessary for excavation. We reserve the right to reasonable access to project site for the purpose of inspection, and for educational tours .
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Souris River Livestock Watering :The Conservation District will pay 100% of costs for projects such as fencing of dugouts and alternative watering systems to protect riparian areas along the Souris River. pdf document

Livestock Watering :The Conservation District will pay 50% of producer’s costs up to $1,000.00 for projects such as fencing of dugouts, alternative watering systems, stream bank stabilization or the establishment of a buffer strip or alternative pasture to protect riparian areas.
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Shock Chlorination : The District will assist landowners with chlorination of your wells. Call us for more details.
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Remote Watering Demo : This service is provided to landowners to temporarily use a remote watering system in an effort to increase the number of systems within the conservation district. The program will help to improve livestock health and productivity and help to protect surface water.
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