CWP 11, Sauk River Watershed District Watershed-Wide Groundwater Protection Project

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$40,000
Fund Source
Clean Water Fund
Recipient
Sauk River Watershed Ditrict
Recipient Type
Local/Regional Government
Status
Completed
Start Date
January 2011
End Date
June 2013
Activity Type
Education/Outreach/Engagement
Planning
Restoration/Enhancement
Technical Assistance
Counties Affected
Stearns
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$40,000
Other Funds Leveraged
$260,000
Number of full time equivalents funded
.40
Project Overview

This project will educate the local residents of the importance of groundwater protection and provide financial assistance to those who need to properly abandon their unused well. This project will also support the upgrade of nonconforming sewage treatment systems to reduce nutrient contributions to groundwater and surface water through groundwater permeation.

Project Manager
First Name
Lynn
Last Name
Nelson
Organization Name
Sauk River Watershed District
Phone
(320) 352-2231
Email
lynn@srwdmn.org