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Wayne Miller of Aberdeen is ...
Wayne Miller of Aberdeen is chairman of the Huron-based James River Water Development District.
He said the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has contacted the James River district on behalf of six North Dakota counties interested in creating a similar district.
The topic likely will be discussed Thursday in Aberdeen during a James River Water Development District board meeting.
The meeting starts at 9 a.m. at the Best Western Ramkota, 1400 Eighth Ave N.W.
expects at least one corps official to attend the meeting.
said local water district officials will answer any questions that would help create a North Dakota district.
"Since North Dakota represents some 7,000 square miles of drainage within the James River, including the Jamestown and Pipestem reservoirs, it is encouraging that they may have an interest in a similar comprehensive approach to water management," Miller
said several other South Dakota counties have also expressed interest in being involved in the water management plan.
Yankton Press & Dakotan: Story
Miller Re-Elected As JRWDD ChairmanWayne Miller was unanimously re-elected to Chairman of the Board of the James River Water Development District during its regular meeting recently in Pierre,Miller has served on the JRWDD Board of directors since 1993 and as chairman since 1996.Miller
, a resident of Aberdeen, said he
was pleased to have the continued support of the other eight board members and was committed to leading the organization in fulfilling its mission to restore the James River and continue to improve conditions in the watershed.
> In his 10 years as chairman, Miller has led the organization in its growth and commitment of sound stewardship of this important South Dakota resource.
leadership, the district has assisted on hundreds of improvement projects ranging from assisting producers with development of tributary dams to their recent support to the City of Aberdeen's
planning for restoration of Moccasin Creek.
said, "What you will find with this organization is a sincere commitment to deliver quality water by actively participating and negotiating with other agencies to manage the River in the most appropriate way."
Press & Dakotan - NewsJames River Officials Take Exception To Janklow's Comments 01/12/02
''Janklow's comments are wrong,'' said Wayne Miller, chairman of the James River Water Development District. ''He's using the water development district as an example, I believe, to push his ideas on schools and counties opting out.''
There are too many unanswered questions and we need more information about how this will affect the district, said Wayne Miller, chairman of the James River Water Development District.The US Fish & Wildlife wants to place the Topeka shiner on the endangered species list.The minnow, found in tributaries along the James River, is listed as endangered in Missouri.The agency said the minnow is threatened by reduced water quality and other problems resulting from habitat destruction and degradation.Miller said the listing could benefit certain goals the district has for improving the river's water quality.But he said it also could put a stop to such projects as building tributary dams.From US Water News, 1/98.
Walter Walleye, W.P.I.
is Mascot for New, South Dakota-specific.
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About $5,000 will help fund the Richmond Lake effort, aimed at pinpointing sources of toxins such as phosphorus, said Wayne Miller, chairman of the James River board.