Purpose
The Chippewa Subdistrict of the MWCD was established in 1960 to efficiently and effectively manage the flood control system of the Chippewa Creek Watershed Project while encouraging the wise use of the watershed and its natural resources.

The Chippewa Subdistrict manages the flood control system by:

  • Maintaining 8 dams and 33 miles of channel
  • Optimizing flood control system performance
The Chippewa Subdistrict encourages wise use and stewardship by supporting:
  • Agricultural best management practices
  • Responsible and smart development practices
  • State and local agencies and partners in watershed management






Photo shows Dam III-A