About Us


Our mission is to clear our water by treating every acre with respect.


Our vision is a conservation partnership that provides leadership for the enhancement of Johnson County’s natural resources and quality of life.

Priority Goals of the Johnson County Soil & Water Conservation District


Priority Goal 1: Preserve Johnson County’s rich farm heritage by providing technical and financial support for soil health practices.

Priority Goal 2: Advocate for healthy surface water ecosystems and clean drinking water.

Priority Goal 3: Recognize and promote urban agriculture as a vital source of sustainable food production.

Priority Goal 4: Facilitate urban stormwater management innovation, research and implementation in Johnson County.


Our detailed, 5-year plan can be found here.

Historical accounts about how local creeks obtained their names are based on local “lore” and should be taken with a grain of salt. Additionally, the JCSWCD apologizes for insensitive language used in these historical accounts to describe First Nations communities who lived in Johnson County prior to the arrival of Europeans.

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