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Welcome to the Comfort Lake-Forest Lake Watershed District

COVID-19 Update, Office Closure and Remote Meeting Attendance - details in news section below

The Comfort Lake - Forest Lake Watershed District (CLFLWD) encompasses roughly 49 square miles in northern Washington County and southern Chisago County, including the Cities of Chisago City, Forest Lake, Scandia, and Wyoming. The watershed outlets to the northwest to the Sunrise River, which flows northeast through Chisago County before discharging to the St. Croix River.


District News

10-Year Watershed Management Plan is Complete

The final Comfort Lake-Forest Lake Watershed District 2022-2031 Watershed Management Plan, as approved by the Board of Water and Soil Resources on August 26th and adopted by the CLFLWD Board of Managers on September 23rd, is available at

Request for Proposals: Logo & Website Design

The Comfort Lake-Forest Lake Watershed District (CLFLWD) is inviting contractors to submit a proposal to develop a cohesive logo and website. CLFLWD seeks the development of a logo and website design that will provide an engaging user experience, deliver clear messaging to diverse stakeholders, and reflect the priorities of the watershed district. Deadline for submission is November 19th, 2021. Please review the complete RFP for more details:

Don't Dump Yard Waste Into Wetlands

Dumping yard waste into wetlands/swamps/roadside ditches causes a chain reaction ultimately resulting in our lakes turning more and more green. Visit the following webpage for more information and tips for disposing of yard waste.

Yard Waste Management Story Map

COVID-19 Update, Office Closure and Remote Meeting Attendance

The Comfort Lake-Forest Lake Watershed District (CLFLWD) is committed to our communities, stakeholders, and staff. We are monitoring the rapidly changing situation surrounding COVID-19 and are following the guidance of the Center for Disease Control (CDC) and the Minnesota Department of Health. CLFLWD has prepared temporary policies that will be implemented immediately.

CLFLWD offices are officially closed until further notice. All CLFLWD employees will be working remotely during this time and will remain available by phone and email. Individuals are asked not to come to the CLFLWD offices but instead contact our main number at 651-395-5850 for information and the staff directory. Additional information on the office closure is available here.

For permitting inquiries please contact, call 651-395-5859, or visit our webpage

Until further notice, all public meetings will be convened by telephone or other electronic means. 

For remote meeting attendance instructions, visit

Click here to review the CLFLWD COVID-19 Preparedness Plan