2019 - CWF MDM County Ditch 68

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2018 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$370,312
Recipient
Freeborn SWCD
Recipient Type
Local/Regional Government
Status
In Progress
Start Date
January 2019
Activity Type
Grants/Contracts
Counties Affected
Freeborn
Legal Citation / Subdivision
Laws of Minnesota 2017, Chapter 91, Article 2, Section 7(j)
Appropriation Language

for technical assistance and grants for the conservation drainage program in consultation with the Drainage Work Group, coordinated under Minnesota Statutes, section 103B.101, subdivision 13, that includes projects to improve multipurpose water management under Minnesota Statutes, section 103E.015.

2018 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$370,312
Other Funds Leveraged
$0
Direct expenses
$0
Administration costs
$0
Proposed Measurable Outcome(s)

Anticipated annual outcomes include approximately 160 acre feet of combined temporary and permanent water storage, and a reduction of 88 pounds of phosphorus, 45 tons of sediment, and 2,044 pounds of nitrogen transport to surface waters.

Source of Additional Funds

LOCAL LEVERAGED FUNDS

Recipient Board Members
Members for Freeborn SWCD are: Chris Dahl, Colin Wittmer, Colin Wittmer, David Ausen, Donald Kropp, Paul Heers Jr
Project Overview

This project will decrease peak flows and associated water quality issues such as sediment and phosphorus on County Ditch 68, Mud Lake, and Fountain Lake. Practices include a 40-acre storage and treatment wetland, two cropped and altered wetland restorations of an acre each, converting 32 acres of cropland to perennial cover, and two grade stabilization structures. Anticipated annual outcomes include approximately 160 acre feet of combined temporary and permanent water storage, 88 pounds reduction of phosphorus transport to surface waters, 45 tons of reduction of sediment, and 2,044 pounds of reduction of nitrogen.

Project Details

Multipurpose Drainage Management Grants 2019

Project Manager
First Name
Brenda
Last Name
Lageson
Organization Name
Freeborn SWCD
Street Address
1400 W Main Street
City
Albert Lea
State
MN
Zip Code
56007
Phone
507-373-5607 x3
Email
brenda.lageson@mn.nacdnet.net
Competitive Grant Making Body
Advisory Group Members and Qualifications
Conflict of Interest Disclosed
No
Conflict of Interest Contact

Nicole Clapp