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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 Public Works Office.

The MCWRD Board of Directors will meet for a special conference call meeting on Friday, November 11, 2022 at 3:00 p.m. Purpose of this special meeting is to review and recommend bids for the MCAE & MCAP Sanitary collection project,  to be presented to the McKenzie County Commissioner Board for approval. And Task Order No. 12 Amendment No. 1. To join in on this meeting call the office during business hours for directions on how to join.

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.

To pay your bill online, you must now create your customer portal. Use the link below to go to the site. You will need your full account number and your CID number. The instructions and these numbers should be on your bill. You may also call the office between 8:00 a.m and 4:30 p.m. for assistance. 


Water Resource District


Water Resource District
1300 12th St SE
Suite 128
Watford City, ND 58854

Jeff Shaffer, Director
Fax: 701-842-2822

McKenzie County

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