Moe named to watershed board

Wayne Moe, Scandia, has been reappointed to a second board term on the Comfort Lake-Forest Lake Watershed District.

Watershed district governance, required by state statute, helps to control or alleviate damage by flood waters; improve stream channels for drainage or navigation; reclaim or fill wet or overflow lands; oversee water supply for irrigation; regulate the flow of streams; divert or change water courses; provide and conserve water supply; and provide for the protection of groundwater and regulation of groundwater use.

The Washington County Board of Commissioners made the appointment on Tuesday, Aug. 28. Moe will serve a second term on the board, expiring Sept. 22, 2015.