What:    Forth training seminar of 2019

When:   Thursday, August 15 at 10 AM

Where:  Holiday Inn - Alexandria

              5637 St. Hwy. 29 South

              Alexandria, MN 56308

The Minnesota Viewers Association will be holding it's forth seminar of the 2019 accreditation year on Thursday, August 15th.

Forth Seminar of 2019

Training Information

Minnesota Drainage Viewers Association

The Minnesota Viewers Association will be holding it's forth seminar of 2019 on August 15, 2019 at 10:00 a.m. at the Holiday Inn - Alexandria, Minnesota. 


This will be the forth Minnesota Viewers Association Seminar of the five for those that are looking for accreditation for the 2019 year.  To be accredited, individuals must be a paid member and attend a minimum of two seminars annually.


The seminar will be conducted in coordination with the Minnesota Drainage Inspectors Association.  A block of rooms are available under the Minnesota Viewers Association.


The morning viewers seminar will look at value and production considerations with restrictive capacity outlets.  The joint afternoon session will have ISG Engineers address the impacts from ditch system condition, impacts on drainage system capacities and watershed modeling, and considerations for when repair may be recommended or as separable maintenance as a part of improvement projects.   


The registration fee of $25 for the seminar includes morning coffee, noon lunch and seminar materials.  2019 membership fees are $25.00 for individual membership, or $200.00 for an Associate membership. 


Hope you can attend the seminar!

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