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2021 Water Development Plan

Project sponsors seeking to be included in the 2021 Water Development Plan can access the online submission form here. Please submit each project individually so they are inventoried correctly. To identify if your project is eligible for SWC cost-share assistance, the policy and eligibility requirements are available under the “Project Development” tab.

In addition to new project submittals, projects that were included in the 2019 or previous Water Development Plans must submit updated information if those projects were not funded, in order to be included in the 2021 Plan. In order to be included in this planning process, we ask that you submit your information before April 27, 2020.

Current Openings

Current Opening

Seven Intern Co-Pilots for North Dakota Atmospheric Resource Board (UND students Only) - Duties of a regular crew member, both on the ground and in the air; Record keeping of all seeding events, times and materials expended; Maintenance of seeding equipment and materials; General aircraft maintenance; Conduct of seeding missions according to project guidelines; Visual surveillance of the weather; Representing the project to the public; and other duties as required to meet project objectives. Operations are conducted around the clock, seven days per week, as weather conditions dictate.

2017-2019 Biennial Report

Biennial Report

The 2017-2019 Biennial Report highlights key events, accomplishments, and other pertinent activities of the State Water Commission and Office of the State Engineer during the last biennium. The most recent document is available for download here.

North Dakota Risk Assessment MapService (NDRAM) – North Dakota Base Level Engineering (BLE) Data

NDRAM

North Dakota Risk Assessment MapService (NDRAM) allows users to zoom in and visually display current flood risks, both approximate floodplains from BLE and effective regulatory floodplains from FEMA’s NFIP. This new tool also provides users water surface elevations, flood depths, and the ability to download engineering model data and print customized maps making it useful for planning, mitigation, and disaster recovery actions.

ND Risk Assessment MapService (NDRAM) – North Dakota Base Level Engineering (BLE) Data

NDRAM Fact Sheet/BLE Stats

The Current - January

The Current

The Current is a quarterly Water Commission and Office of the State Engineer newsletter that provides the latest agency-specific information concerning water development, regulatory and appropriation efforts, water education, policy changes, Commission meeting highlights, and much more.

We hope you find the content useful and helpful.

Water Commission Meetings

In order to access the bookmark function for the agendas, please view this document via a Firefox browser or download it and view in Adobe Acrobat.

April 9, 2020 / 1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Brynhild Haugland Room, Capitol, 600 E. Boulevard Ave., Bismarck

June 9, 2020 / 1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Pioneer Room, Ground Floor, Judicial Wing, Capitol, 600 E. Boulevard Ave., Bismarck

August 13, 2020 / 1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Brynhild Haugland Room, Capitol, 600 E. Boulevard Ave., Bismarck

October 8, 2020 / 1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Brynhild Haugland Room, Capitol, 600 E. Boulevard Ave., Bismarck

December 11, 2020 / 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Brynhild Haugland Room, Capitol, 600 E. Boulevard Ave., Bismarck

Reminder – Only complete applications received at least 45 days before a SWC meeting will be considered at that meeting. All other applications will be held for consideration at a future meeting unless specifically exempted by the Chief Engineer.

For information, please contact Cheryl Fitzgerald at the Water Commission (701) 328-4940 or by e-mail.

Subcommittee Meetings

March 12, 2020 / 1:00 p.m.
SWC Basement Conference Room, 900 East Boulevard Ave., Bismarck

May 14, 2020 / 1:00 p.m.
SWC Basement Conference Room, 900 East Boulevard Ave., Bismarck

July 16, 2020 / 1:00 p.m.
SWC Basement Conference Room, 900 East Boulevard Ave., Bismarck

September 10, 2020 / 1:00 p.m.
SWC Basement Conference Room, 900 East Boulevard Ave., Bismarck

November 12, 2020 / 1:00 p.m.
SWC Basement Conference Room, 900 East Boulevard Ave., Bismarck

For information, please contact Cheryl Fitzgerald at the Water Commission (701) 328-4940 or by e-mail.