2015 - Rock River Bacterial Impairment Reduction Project

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$264,700
Fund Source
Clean Water Fund
Recipient
Nobles SWCD
Recipient Type
Local/Regional Government
Status
Completed
Start Date
March 2015
End Date
December 2018
Activity Type
Grants/Contracts
Counties Affected
Nobles
Legal Citation / Subdivision
Laws of Minnesota 2013, Regular Session chapter 137
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$264,700
Other Funds Leveraged
$82,034
Direct expenses
$264,700
Administration costs
$3,600
Number of full time equivalents funded
0.09
Proposed Measurable Outcome(s)

Environmental correction of a targeted concern identified as part of Level III animal agriculture inventories prioritized in a FY-2014 Clean Water Fund Accelerated Implementation Grant. This project will reduce bacterial loading by 87% off of this priority site.

Measurable Outcome(s)

This project resulted in estimated reductions of 153 lb. of nitrogen per year, 119 lb. of phosphorus per year, and a significant reduction of fecal bacteria entering the river

Source of Additional Funds

LOCAL LEVERAGED FUNDS

Recipient Board Members
Members for Nobles SWCD are: Coleen Gruis, Connie Frahm, James Knips, Ken Wolf, Layton Gruis, Lynn Darling, Mark Slater, Paul Langseth, Rick Nelsen, Tim Taylor
Project Overview

The Targeted Bacterial Impairment Reduction Project will reduce bacterial loading by 87% on the Elk Creek Tributary a priority site on the Rock River.

Project Manager
First Name
Ed
Last Name
Lenz
Organization Name
Nobles SWCD
Street Address
1567 McMillan St Ste 3
City
Worthington
State
MN
Zip Code
56187
Phone
507-376-9150
Email
edward.lenz@noblesswcd.org
Competitive Grant Making Body
Advisory Group Members and Qualifications
Conflict of Interest Disclosed
No
Conflict of Interest Contact

Nicole Clapp