2016 CD8 Erosion and Pollution reduction
County Ditch #8 (CD8) has been identified as an area of high erosion by the Freeborn County Drainage Authority and the Turtle Creek Watershed district. Project entails using conservation BMPs such as water and sediment control basins, grassed waterways, and alternative tile intakes to address gully and sheet and rill erosion concerns at the headwaters of CD8.
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Multipurpose Drainage Management 2016: Laws of MN 2015 First Special Session Chapter 2, Article 7, Section 7
This project is estimated to have an annual reduction of 41 tons of sediment delivered and 41 pounds of phosphorus delivered to CD8.
LOCAL LEVERAGED FUNDS