Water Resource District

The State Water Commission consists of the Governor as chairman, the Commissioner of Agriculture as an ex-officio member, and seven members appointed by the Governor who provide regional representation.

The State Water Commission has the authority to investigate, plan, construct, and develop water-related projects, and serves as a mechanism to financially support those efforts throughout North Dakota.

State Goals

  • To regulate the use of water resources for the future welfare and prosperity of the people of North Dakota.
  • To develop water resources for the future welfare and prosperity of the people of North Dakota.
  • To manage water resources for the future welfare and prosperity of the people of North Dakota.
  • To educate the public regarding the nature and occurrence of North Dakota’s water resources.
  • To collect, manage, and distribute information to facilitate improved management of North Dakota’s water resources.
  • To conduct research into the processes affecting the hydrologic cycle to improve the management of North Dakota’s water resources.

To view the state website, click here.


Ransom County Water Board Managers

Contact Us

PO Box 388
Lisbon, ND 58054
Phone (701)683-5920
Fax (701)683-3259

Scott Olerud
14823 Hwy 27
McLeod, ND 58057
701-308-0101
scottolerud@gmail.com

Tim Huether
15666 Hwy 27
Lisbon, ND 58054
701-680-2137
timhue@drtel.net

Ron Hartl
5454 137 Av SE
Enderlin, ND 58027
701-400-7291
hartlhollow@hotmail.com

Dead Colt Creek

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Peter Christiansen, Park Supervisor
701-680-1787
Monthly rates $350.00
Nightly rates:
–  $20 for campers
–  $10 for tents
First come first serve.
Pavilion building available for reservations at $100.00 a day.