Welcome to the Comfort Lake - Forest Lake Watershed District
The Comfort Lake - Forest Lake Watershed District (CLFLWD) encompasses roughly 49 square miles in northern Washington County and southern Chisago County, including the Cities of Chisago City, Forest Lake, Scandia, and Wyoming. The watershed outlets to the northwest to the Sunrise River, which flows northeast through Chisago County before discharging to the St. Croix River.
Save the Date: Public Open House
Join the Comfort Lake-Forest Lake Watershed District to enjoy free refreshments, celebrate our 20th anniversary and learn about past, current and upcoming water quality improvement projects. The anniversary celebration will be followed by a presentation and Q&A session about upcoming alum treatments on Moody Lake and Shields Lake. Alum treatments are commonly used to improve water quality in lakes and ponds throughout the U.S., when injected into the water, alum quickly binds and traps the suspended phosphorus resulting in improved water transparency.
Date: Monday, September 23, 2019
District Anniversary Celebration: 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Alum Treatment Presentations: 5:00pm – 7:00pm
Location: District Office, 44 Lake Street South, Suite A, Forest Lake (next to Kodiak Coffee)
Now Hiring: Permitting Coordinator
The primary responsibility of this position will be implementation of the District’s permitting program which will entail working directly with permit applicants and contractors, reviewing technical documents, managing large and complex databases, providing oversight and training to Seasonal Technician(s), and performing onsite inspections of erosion control and stormwater management best management practices. More Info.
Save the Date: 20th Anniversary District Tour
The Comfort Lake-Forest Lake Watershed District will be hosting a District Tour this fall in accordance with our 20th Anniversary of establishment. More information, including a detailed agenda will be posted online here: https://www.clflwd.org/9-21-19DistrictTour.php
Date: Saturday, September 21st
Time: 8:00am - 12:00pm
Location: Tour begins and ends at the District Office (44 Lake St. South, Suite A, Forest Lake)
RSVP strongly encouraged: https://forms.gle/JxcenN6V4QwAR3zTA