Lower Big Sioux River

Beaver Creek tributary, Lower Big Sioux Watershed

The Lower Big Sioux River watershed covers 2,188,399 acres, mostly located in eastern South Dakota. A small portion lies in western parts of Lincoln, Pipestone, and Rock counties in southwestern Minnesota. There are several small to medium-sized tributaries. Land use in this watershed is primarily agriculture, with most land in row crops, although pasture and animal agriculture is also prevalent. There are no natural lakes in this watershed.

    What's being done

    Monitoring and assessment

    Strategies for restoration and protection

    Water quality model supporting documents

    More information

    Contact

    • Watershed project manager Paul Wymar, 507-476-4282