Lewiston Region Basin Advisory Group (BAG)
Clearwater Basin Advisory Group
The Clearwater BAG consists of 10 members appointed by the director to represent stakeholder groups from the Lewiston region.
Clearwater BAG seeks new members
The Clearwater BAG is currently looking for a National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System permittee and forestry representative who have been involved in water quality issues in the area and are familiar with watersheds. Persons interested in serving on the BAG should contact Sujata Connell in DEQ's Lewiston Regional Office by March 2, 2018, at (208) 799-4370 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Learn more.
State General Fund Agricultural BMP Program - Clearwater Basin Project Proposals
In the 2017 legislative session, a motion was made to appropriate $500,000 from the general fund to DEQ to apply statewide agricultural best management practices for fiscal year 2018. The funding will be used for high-priority Idaho watersheds and administered through DEQ's 319 grant program. Links to the two projects proposed in the Clearwater Basin are below, please contact the applicant with any project specific questions.
These two projects will be ranked by the Clearwater BAG by September 15, 2017 and funds will be awarded on October 1, 2017.
- SFY18 State General Fund Agricultural BMP Program (Fact sheet)
Next Scheduled Meeting
- Interest Represented
- BAG Member
- Local Government
- Paul Agidius, Chairman
- Mike Crea
- Nick Gerhardt
- Robert D. Schwenne
- Ron Hartig
- Non-Municipal NPDES
- Mark Von Lindern
- Mike Hoffman
- Nez Perce Tribe
- Ken Clark
- Water-Based Recreation
- Keith Hanson
- Terry Cundy