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NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that bids will be received by Capitol Region Watershed District (CRWD), on-line through Quest VirtuBid (vBid), until 1:00 PM, central time on May 22, 2020 at which time they will be publicly opened on-line and read aloud for the furnishing of all labor and materials and all else necessary for the following:



CRWD Project 405-16705

The Work consists of furnishing all labor, materials, equipment, skills, and performing all operations required to construct the Como Zoo and Golf Course Stormwater BMPs project. The scope of work  includes but is not limited to: mobilization, establish construction limits, clearing and grubbing, demolition and removals, earthwork and grading, haul and disposal of soil, furnish and install: underground infiltration system, storm sewer and structures, infiltration basin, golf course irrigation and golf course grassing, native seeding, erosion control, iron-enhanced sand filter (IESF) bench, automated valve and controls, and electric power as provided in the Bidding Documents. All quantities and work items in this Advertisement for Bids are approximate and not guaranteed.

The contract documents are available at This contract is QuestCDN project number 7058690. A contractor may view the contract documents at no cost prior to deciding to become a Planholder. To be considered a Planholder for bids, a contractor must register with and purchase the contract documents in digital form at a cost of thirty dollars ($30.00).

For this project, bids will ONLY be received and accepted via the online electronic bid service through  To access the electronic bid form, download the project documents and click on the online bid button at the top of the bid advertisement page. Prospective bidders must be on the Planholder list through QuestCDN for bids to be accepted. No bids will be considered unless submitted through

The potential bidders’ attention is directed to the Instructions to Bidders Section 00200 Article 20 and Section 00210 Pre-Bid Meeting with regard to the virtual pre-bid meeting scheduled for 1:00 p.m., central time on May 12, 2020, unless otherwise modified by Addendum.

Direct inquiries can be made to Owner’s Representative, Greg Bowles, Houston Engineering, Inc. at (763)-493-6670,


Capitol Region Watershed District
Mark Doneux, CRWD Administrator
595 Aldine Street
St. Paul, MN 55104


Draft Watershed Management Plan Virtual Community Meetings

Capitol Region Watershed District (District) has completed its draft 2021 – 2030 Watershed Management Plan (Plan). It is available for public review and comment until July 15, 2020. The plan will guide District actions in a coordinated, thoughtful, and effective manner over the period from 2021-2030. This Plan was developed over the past year and half in collaboration with District partners and community members who serve key roles in achieving District goals.

Learn more about the Watershed Management Plan 

Anyone is welcome to participate. Join online with your computer, tablet or smartphone or call in via phone for one of two community meetings:

Thursday, June 18 at 1 P.M.

Wednesday, June 24 at 6:30 P.M.


Board of Managers Meetings

The Capitol Region Watershed District (CRWD) Board of Managers has set the regular 2020 meetings of the Board on the 1st and 3rd Wednesdays of each month at 6:00 P.M., except where noted. All Board Meetings are held at the office of the CRWD, 595 Aldine Street, St. Paul, MN 55104.

View Events Calendar for Board of Managers Meeting Dates

Meet Our Board

Citizen Advisory Committee Meetings

Established in 1998, CRWD’s Citizen Advisory Committee (CAC) assists the Board of Managers with organizational development, planning processes and program implementation. The CAC strengthens the connections between CRWD and District residents. Committee meetings are held the second Wednesday of each month at 7:00 P.M. All Committee meetings are open to the public and held at CRWD offices, 595 Aldine Street, Saint Paul, MN 55104.

View Events Calendar for CAC Meeting Dates

Annual Watershed Steward Awards

Capitol Region Watershed District’s (CRWD’s) Watershed Steward Awards is an annual event that honors individuals and organizations that exemplify watershed stewardship through activities or projects that demonstrate a commitment to help protect, manage and improve our lakes and the Mississippi River.

View Watershed Stewards Awards Ceremony Details