Paul Klatt
Chairman: Aquifer Protection District
Email: pklatt@jub.com
P: (208) 762-8787
F: (208) 762-9797

Bert Rohrbach
Vice-Chairman: Aquifer Protection District
Email: bert@haydenirrigation.com
Cell: (208) 755-6340


And the Winner is...
Each year KSPS, along with the Spokane Aquifer Joint Board, invites school children grades K-6 in the KSPS viewing area to submit original creative work that highlights the importance of protecting the Spokane Valley-Rathdrum Prairie Aquifer - the region's sole source of precious drinking water.

Click to read about the Save our Aquifer Contest

View All the Winners Here!



Aquifer Protection Districts
Established by the Idaho State Legislature in 2007
Idaho Code -Title 39 -Chapter 5


Purpose: The protection of groundwater quality by creating fee based funding for the following endeavors:

  • Assist regulatory bodies with enforcement of existing regulations, monitor and inspect potential sources of pollution
  • Implement educational programs for the entire community that enhances protection of the ground water
  • Coordinate the work of public agencies to assist in the prevention of degradation of our valuable ground water and to avoid the extensive cost of remedial action.

Governance: The Governing Board shall be the Board of County Commissioners of Kootenai County, Idaho

Lake Pend Oreille
Lake Pend Oreille
Rathdrum Prairie
Rathdrum Prairie
After fuel reduction activities are complete.
Lake Coeur d'Alene
After fuel reduction activities are complete.
Spirit Lake


Policy and Advisory Committee: The Governing Board shall appoint at least 9 and no more than 11 members to this committee. The composition of this committee shall consist of members who live within the district boundaries and who are representatives with the following characteristics:

  1. a municipal domestic water provider
  2. a water district
  3. an irrigation district
  4. a private water system
  5. a well recognized business organization
  6. a well recognized environmental organization
  7. the agricultural community
  8. an engineer or hydrologist
  9. a citizen


  10. Please click here to view the Committee Members




Spokane River in Idaho
Spokane River in Idaho

The responsibility of the committee shall be to make recommendations to the County Commissioners regarding aquifer protection as to:

  • Work program elements
  • Methods of cooperation among public agencies
  • Developing an aquifer protection budget
  • Any other tasks assigned by the Governing Board
  • Hold at least 1 public hearing per year to receive public input


*Additional information regarding the Aquifer Protection District may be found on the Panhandle Health District webpage.

Parcel Fee Map

Hayden Lake
Hayden Lake
Twin Lakes
Twin Lakes
Hauser Lake
Hauser Lake

Rathdrum Prairie Aquifer Protection District Policy & Budget Committee Meeting Agendas and Minutes

The files listed below are in Adobe Acrobat Format. If you don't have the Acrobat Reader, you can get it here.

 
Meeting Agendas
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Meeting Minutes
 View File   JUNE19, 2013 
 View File   MAY15, 2013 
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 View File   APRIL17, 2013 
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 View File   MARCH, 2013 
 View File   FEBRUARY, 2013 
 View File   JANUARY, 2013 

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Physical Address: 451 Government Way, Coeur d'Alene, Idaho 83814 Mailing Address: PO Box 9000, Coeur d'Alene, Idaho 83816-9000
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