2019 - CWF MDM County Ditch 68
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.
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.
LOCAL LEVERAGED FUNDS
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.
Multipurpose Drainage Management Grants 2019