Crews work in early August 2020 on finishing the Cedar River Watershed District’s biggest earthen berm built to date in Dexter Township near the south branch of Dobbins Creek, north of Interstate 90.

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CRWD project manager Cody Fox checks on an established CIP upland-storage structure in September 2020 in Lansing Township southeast of the city of Brownsdale near the north branch of Dobbins Creek.
CRWD’s Cody Fox (pointing) explains the district’s Capital Improvement Plan (CIP) projects in October 2019 to members of The Hormel Foundation and other attendees at a tour of the Dobbins 1 upstream berm.
Stormwater is captured temporarily in September 2019 behind CRWD’s Dobbins 1 upstream berm to help reduce flooding and improve water quality.

Formed in 2007, CRWD works to reduce flooding and improve water quality on the Cedar River State Water Trail and its tributaries in southern Minnesota.

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