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Regional Watershed Task Force To Meet

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Regional Watershed Task Force To Meet

The Regional Watershed Advisory Task Force of the South Dakota legislature will hold a two day meeting next week in Aberdeen. The committee was created to study drainage, watershed management, flood control, erosion and related issues. Senator Tom Jones of Viborg says the committee is not settled on the scope of the study……

Jones says they have time to find some agreements…

Jone says they don’t need to have any overall legislation for the 2014 session…

The committee will meet Monday and Tuesday at the Ramkota in Aberdeen.

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