Office Location:  Courthouse, 600 W 6th Street, #7  Madison, MN  56256

Office Hours:  8:30 A.M. - 4:30 P.M.  Monday through Friday

Office Phone:  320.598.3117

District meeting:  ​1st tuesday of the month

tuesday, July 11th @ 4:30 p.m.  Meeting location: LqP county Courthouse Commissioners room in Madison.  Meeting will also be conducted virtually ViA Zoom, please call 320-598-3117 for access information.   (Meeting date changed due to july 4th holiday!)

2023 CANOE TRIP!!!

The Watershed District's annual canoe trip will be held on June 9th.  The trip typically begins around 9 AM and concludes with a complimentary lunch.  A limited number of canoes/kayaks are available to use.  Send the registration and waiver forms below to to sign up.  Below are some pictures from a successful trip in 2022!

Registration Form

Waiver Form

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(35 hour/week)


  • Minimum 2-year degree, or 2-year related experience in natural resources, hydrology, environmental science, GIS, agriculture or related field.  Bachelor degree (B.A.) preferred.
  • Experience/proficiency in Microsoft Office applications and ArcGIS.
  • Ability to comprehend and navigate State software programs.
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to work with the public.
  • Basic accounting knowledge a plus.
  • Valid drivers' license, able to provide proof of insurance, clean driving record.

Salary Range:  $42,500 - $45,000

Benefit package includes:  Health, Life, Vision, Dental insurance, PERA, paid holidays

Deadline to apply:  Wednesday, June 14, 2023

Full job description and application are located on-line at, in office, or by contacting 320-598-3117.  Send completed application and resume to:  LQP-YB Watershed District, Courthouse, 600 6th Street #7, Madison, MN  56256 or e-mail to

Watershed Application Form.docx                                                Coordinator job description.docx 

Del Clark Lake Sediment Retention Basins

Click on the photos below to view a time lapse of sediment retention basins that will filter pollutants prior to reaching the lake and help protect the status of Del Clark as a lake in full support of aquatic recreational use.  These projects were completed in June, 2021 with the aid of a Minnesota Board of Water and Soil Resources Clean Water Fund grant.

The MPCA is seeking citizen lake and stream monitoring volunteers.  

This could be an opportunity for you to have an impact on protecting and improving your favorite lake or stream.  Click here for links with more information on volunteering and how to sign up.

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​​​​​Lac qui Parle Yellow Bank Watershed District

The Lac qui Parle-Yellow Bank Watershed District's Mission is to: 
Serve as a partner in water planning and management with the State Agencies, Counties, Cities, & Soil & Water Conservation Districts, and assist with the management of water quality and quantity within the Lac qui Parle-Yellow Bank Watershed boundaries.