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Posted on: April 23, 2019

Erosion and Sediment Control on Construction Sites

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As we quickly approach another construction season, the City of Watertown would like to remind all Engineering and Building Permit holders (which include grading or other ground-disturbance activity) to be mindful of the required use of “Best Ma...

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Posted on: May 22, 2019

WFR responds to a one vehicle rollover

Rollover Accident

Watertown Fire Rescue crews were called out to a rollover accident just before 11:30 AM at 166th St and 459th Ave today May 22nd, 2019. On arrival crews found a full size pickup on its driver's side in the ditch. The vehicle was occupied by a single perso...

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Posted on: May 16, 2019

Watertown Fire Rescue responds to Bailer on fire

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Around 12:33 am units from Watertown Fire Rescue responded to the area of 29th Street and 25th Avenue SE for a bailer that caught fire while bailing cornstalks early Thursday morning. The tractor was able to unhitch from the bailer and the fire was confin...

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Posted on: March 20, 2019

WFR Responds to 3 Vehicle Accident

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At around 1700 hours yesterday afternoon, WFR responded to a 3 vehicle accident at the corner of 5th St. and 1st Ave. SE.   Watertown Fire Rescue responded with 2 ambulances and a Rescue Truck.   WFR transported 2 injured patients to Pra...

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Posted on: November 29, 2018

WFR Responds to Kennel Fire

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On the evening of November 28, 2018, WFR was called out to the city of Kranzburg for a reported kennel on fire.  Upon WFR's arrival, the structure was 60% consumed by fire and the contents were fully involved with fire.  A large portion ...

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Posted on: August 24, 2018

WFR Receives Grant from FireHouse Subs

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WFR Receives a $27,550 Grant from FireHouse Subs for Self Contained Breathing Apparatus.   FireHouse Subs will be having an Event to congratulate the South Dakota organizations that are receiving funds from their Public Safety Foundation. &nb...

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Posted on: May 21, 2019

Monday, May 27th Solid Waste Collection Will Be On Friday, May 24th

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If your solid waste and recycling is normally collected on Monday it will not be collected on Monday, May 27th 2019.  It will be collected on Friday, May 24th.  (Please set your containers out on Thursday evening May 23rd to ensure you a...

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Holiday Garbage Collection

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Posted on: May 14, 2019

Drug Arrest Report 05.06.19 to 05.12.19

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Drug Arrest Report 05.06.19 to 05.12.19

Drug Arrest Report 05.06.19 to 05.12.19

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Posted on: April 15, 2019

Grass and weed policy

NOTICE TO CUT, SPRAY OR DESTROY TALL GRASS/WEEDS

Notice is hereby given that the City of Watertown will be enforcing Chapter 11.07 of the Revised Ordinances of the City of Watertown requiring the occupant, owner, or person in charge of any lot within the City of Watertown to keep such lot free from tall...

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Posted on: April 30, 2019

West Nile Prevention Program - Mosquito Spraying Alerts

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Click the link below to see upcoming spraying events:

www.watertownsd.us/mosquitoalert

To receive mosquito spraying notifications by email and/or a text message:

1.   Go to: www.watertownsd.us/notifyme

2.   Enter your email address and click...

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Posted on: March 6, 2019

City of Watertown Flood Preparedness

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Watertown City and County Officials along with Codington County Emergency

Management have begun preparations in anticipation for a possible flooding event this spring. At this point, residents should begin preparing for minor to moderate flooding in low ly...

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Posted on: March 6, 2019

IRS Scam Call

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The Watertown Police Department would like to alert the community of an ongoing phone scam that has been occurring in Watertown again. There have been reports of individuals calling and leaving messages claiming to be from the IRS. They leave a phone numb...

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Posted on: August 22, 2018

Project StandUp for School Safety

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Associated School Boards of South Dakota and the School Administrators of South Dakota have joined the South Dakota’s Chiefs and Sheriffs Association, Project StandUp and the South Dakota Attorney General’s Office to bring an anonymous...

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Posted on: May 23, 2019

The Week of Friday, May 24 through Thursday, May 30, 2019 Recycle Route B is Collected

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Public Service Announcement

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Recycle Update & Plastic

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Posted on: May 23, 2019

Free Compost for Watertown Residents with Municipal Utilities Bill

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 Watertown Regional Landfill

Compost Available 2019

Each residence of the City of Watertown is entitled to 2 free tons of compost annually with a Municipal Utility bill.  Please bring your resi...

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Posted on: May 6, 2019

2019 Crack Sealing Project

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

The Watertown Street Department started this year’s crack seal project on Monday, May 6th, 2019 in various locations around town.  Work should be completed by June 30th, 2019 weather permitting. The work will involv...

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Posted on: March 22, 2019

City Of Watertown Load Limits

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

During the spring thaw, our roads are susceptible to damage by overweight vehicles. Therefore, the City of Watertown will be implementing a roadway weight restriction beginning March 22nd, 2019.

The maximum load limit shall be...

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Posted on: April 24, 2019

Temporary Sump Pump Variance - Ended

Sump Pump Variance

The temporary variance period for sump pumps to discharge clear water to the sanitary sewer ended March 23rd. Sump pump water must be directed to your yard or another acceptable location and not to the sanitary sewer. Removing sump pump water from the san...

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Posted on: May 20, 2019

CLOSED for Memorial Day

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Prairie Lakes Wellness Center will be closed all day on Monday, May 27th for Memorial Day.

We will reopen our normal hours on Tuesday, May 28th (5am-10pm).

Thank you!

Watertown Community Recreation Center

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