YANKTON, S.D. (WNAX) – The James River Water Development District has given grants to the South Dakota Soil Health Coalition and the Davison County Conservation District and the US Fish and Wildlife Service to improve soil health and reduce runoff.
District Chairman Dan Klimisch of Yankton says less runoff will improve water quality in the river.
Klimisch says the grants will help producers with land management.
Klimisch says the grants for pipelines and water tanks will help producers get better water to their livestock.
The district awarded $15,000 dollars each to the Soil Health Coalition and the partnership of the Conservation District and US Fish and Wildlife Service.