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Water Resource District

The McKenzie County Water Resource District (MCWRD) manages rural water distribution projects and supports water interests throughout the county. Jeff Shaffer serves as the Director of the Water Resource District with offices in the McKenzie County Courthouse.

Board meetings are held the SECOND TUESDAYof the month at 8:30 a.m. at the McKenzie County Public Works Building: 1300 12th St. SE Please contact Kristy Roles at 701-842-2821, or email

Water outages

If you have a water outage, please call the office telephone number, 701-842-2821.  After hours the telephone is forwarded to the water technician on call.

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Water Resource District


Water Resource District
201 5th St NW
Suite 1456
Watford City, ND 58854

Jeff Shaffer, Director
FAX: 701-842-2822

McKenzie County

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