What:    Second training seminar of 2020

When:   To Be Determined

Where:  Jackpot Hotel and Convention Center

              39375 Co. Hwy 24

              Morton, MN 56270

Training Information

The Minnesota Viewers Association will NOT be holding it's second seminar of 2020 at the Jackpot Hotel and Convention Center in Morton, Minnesota. 


The regularly scheduled third seminar of 2020 (7/9/2020) has been canceled due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) Outbreak.   


The Minnesota Viewers Association Seminar on July 9th of this year is canceled and will be held when it is safe to resume seminars.  To be accredited, individuals must be a paid member and attend a minimum of two seminars annually.


The meeting will include the election of the President, Secretary and one Board Member.  There will be a final discussion on adoption of a standardized set of forms and formats for the viewers reports.  The seminar presentation will look at consideration of drainage system capacity and proximity when determining a property's benefits.      


The registration fee of $20 for the seminar includes morning coffee, rolls and seminar materials.  2020 membership fees are $25.00 for individual membership, or $200.00 for an Associate membership.  For accreditation, individuals must be paid members and attend a minimum of two seminars annually. 


Hope you can attend the seminar!


NOTE: Board meeting will be at 9:45 prior to the regular seminar.

Second Seminar of 2020

Minnesota Drainage Viewers Association

The Minnesota Viewers Association will be holding it's second seminar of the 2020 accreditation year at a later date.

List of Accredited Viewers

State of Minnesota


List of Associate Members

State of Minnesota


Minnesota Water Law - Relating to Ditch Viewing

Section 103E - Drainage


Minnesota Water Laws

Statutes 103A - 114B
House Research


Viewer Links

Soil Survey - Natural Resource Conservation Service (NRCS)

Historic Plat Maps - State of Minnesota

MN DNR Landview (GIS)

NOAA/NWS - Point Precipitation Frequency Estimates

FINBIN - Farm Financial Data

Consumer Price Index - Bureau of Labor Statistics

MN Dept of Rev - Real Estate CRV search

MN DNR Buffer Mapping Tool

MN DNR Buffer Info Page


Partner Links

MAWD - Minnesota Association of Watershed Districts

BWSR - Board of Water of Soil Resources

SWCD - Counties on the Web

AMC - Association of MN Counties

Ag Drainage - U of M Extension Service

BWSR Drainage Information