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Our Work…


The Big Sandy Area Lakes Watershed Management Project was organized in 1991 in an effort to protect and enhance the many values of lakes, streams, and shoreland resources in the Watershed. Since that time we have worked with many grant from federal, state, and local sources to implement projects that protect and restore water quality.

How Can We Help You?

We are excited t offer assistance to landowners interested in protecting water quality. We have worked on many projects that stabilize eroding shorelines, establish native plant buffers, control stormwater runoff and more. Are you looking for options for your property? We love to meet with you and discuss solutions that meet your needs.

Join Us!

Community input and collaboration will make our efforts more successful! Please watch for opportunities to become involved and share your opinions. Together we can make a difference for water quality!

Watershed Project Meetings
The October 2020 meeting of the Big Sandy Area Lakes Watershed Management Project is scheduled for:
Date: Wednesday October 14, 2020
Time: 2:00 pm
Location: The Cromwell Park Pavilion
5577 Cromwell Park Drive, Cromwell Mn 55726
Agenda items include AIS Prevention Grant Wrap Up, Stormwater Management in Cromwell, Section 319 Small Watershed Focus Program, Sub-Watershed Reports and more.
Please join us! Meetings are open to the public and everyone is welcome.
We would love to see you!

Note: We will be taking precautions to protect our members from the spread of Covid 19. Coffee and snacks will be on your own, to avoid congregating around a serving station. The meeting will be held in the large meeting room. Social distancing will be practiced.

Map of the Big Sandy Area Lakes Watershed

About us…

The purpose of the Big Sandy Area Lakes Watershed Management Project (BSALWMP) is to provide a local mechanism to encourage equal partnership among all stakeholders and governmental agencies in protecting and enhancing the esthetic, ecological, economic, agricultural, and recreational value of lakes, streams, shoreland, and wetland resources in the Big Sandy Area Lakes Watershed.