Douglas Soil & Water Conservation District

900 Robert St. Suite 102 - Alexandria, MN 56308

(320) 763-3191 EXT. 3

Natural Resource Block Grant (NRBG)

NRBG is a composite of base grants available to local government units that help them implement programs designed to protect and improve water resources.

  • Local Water Management - 2015

  • Easement Delivery- 2015

  • Conservation Delivery - 2015

  • Septic Treatment Systems Upgrade - 2014

State Cost Share

The Erosion Control and Water Management Program, commonly known as the State Cost-Share Program, was created to provide funds to Soil and Water Conservation Districts to share the cost of systems or practices for erosion control, sedimentation control, or water quality improvements that are designed to protect and improve soil and water resources. Through the State Cost-Share Program, land occupiers can request financial and technical assistance from their local District for the implementation of conservation practices.

  • State Cost Share 2014

Clean Water Fund

The Clean Water Fund was established to with the purpose of protecting, enhancing, and restoring water quality in lakes, rivers, and streams in addition to protecting ground water and drinking water sources from degradation. 

Surface Water Assessment Grant (SWAG)

Surface Water Assessment Grants (SWAG) were designated to provide local organizations and citizen volunteers with funds to complete the monitoring needed to meet assessment requirements on Minnesota lakes and streams. 

Cost-Share Assistance

  • City of Alexandria Well Sealing Grant 2014