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Lavold reappointed to South Washington Watershed District Board

The Washington County Board made several appointments and reappointments to county advisory boards at its meeting April 1.

Jack Lavold, of Cottage Grove, and Michael Madigan, of Woodbury, were reappointed to the South Washington County Watershed District Board to three-year terms.

Watershed district governance, required by state law, helps to control or alleviate damage by flood waters; improve stream channels for drainage or navigation; reclaim or fill wet or overflow lands; oversee water supply for irrigation; regulate the flow of streams; divert or change water courses; provide and conserve water supply; and provide for the protection of groundwater and regulation of groundwater use.