Water Development

Jonathan Kelsch, Director of Water Development

Jonathan Kelsch, Division Director

The Water Development Division is responsible for:

  • Preparing engineering and feasibility reports and designs for the construction, maintenance, and major repair of water resource projects;
  • Providing technical assistance to water resource district boards;
  • Management and development of the Devils Lake outlet projects;
  • Managing the design, construction, and operation of the Northwest Area Water Supply Project;
  • Managing the design and construction of the Southwest Pipeline Project.

The Water Development Division can be contacted by e-mail, or at (701) 328-2752.