2014 Side Water Inlet and Buffer Inventory

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$91,300
Fund Source
Clean Water Fund
Recipient
Pennington SWCD
Recipient Type
Local/Regional Government
Status
In Progress
Start Date
March 2014
End Date
December 2016
Activity Type
Grants/Contracts
Counties Affected
Pennington
Appropriation Language

Soil Erosion and Drainage Law Compliance 2014

2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$91,300
Other Funds Leveraged
$22,838
Direct expenses
$91,300
Administration costs
$1,638
Number of full time equivalents funded
1.82
Proposed Measurable Outcome(s)

Drainage ditch inventory

Source of Additional Funds

LOCAL LEVERAGED FUNDS

Recipient Board Members
Members for Pennington SWCD are: Brenda Szymanski, Grant Nelson, Greg Hilgeman, Linda Hanson, Ricky Peterson
Project Overview

The City of Thief River Falls drinking water is taken from a 135 acre reservoir that is supplied by the Thief River and Red Lake River. Sedimentation and erosion have significant impacts to the waters in Pennington County. The reservoir is filling with sediment faster than expected. Buffers and side water inlets will help reduce sediment and improve water quality for these types of erosion. Buffers would also reduce nutrients polluting the waters in Pennington County and have a beneficial impact to the dissolved oxygen impairment on both the Red Lake and Thief River. Establishing an inventory of priority sites for side water inlets and buffers will allow the Pennington Soil and Water Conservation District to target areas where there is high erosion and sedimentation contributing to the reservoir filling faster than anticipated, as well as the impaired waters in the County.

Project Manager
First Name
Peter
Last Name
Nelson
Organization Name
Pennington SWCD
Street Address
201 Sherwood Ave S
City
Thief River Falls
State
MN
Zip Code
56701
Phone
218-683-7075
Email
peter.nelson@mn.nacdnet.net
Competitive Grant Making Body
Advisory Group Members and Qualifications
Conflict of Interest Disclosed
NO
Conflict of Interest Contact

Nicole Clapp