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Downtown Chanhassen BMP Retrofit Assessment

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$48,000
Fund Source
Clean Water Fund
Recipient
Riley-Purgatory-Bluff Creek WD
Recipient Type
Local/Regional Government
Status
Completed
Start Date
March 2015
End Date
December 2018
Activity Type
Grants/Contracts
Counties Affected
Carver
Carver
Legal Citation / Subdivision
Laws of Minnesota 2013, Regular Session chapter 137
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$48,000
Other Funds Leveraged
$15,000
Direct expenses
$60,000
Administration costs
$1,540
Number of full time equivalents funded
0.41
Proposed Measurable Outcome(s)

We estimate that by implementation of up to 20 bacteria reduction practices, bacteria will be reduced by approximately 30 percent or 15,721,900 10^9 Colony Forming Units (CFUs) per year. This reduction will help to rectify the impairment which currently results in a recreational hazard. These practices will coincidentally also reduce levels of nutrients and sediment in the river working to improve water clarity which is adding to the turbidity impairment in the river . Should effectiveness monitoring indicate that bacteria levels are not meeting standards at the end of the grant cycle (although the plan is to maintain the pasture and manure management program even after the grant term) the ERWA will continue to move forward with additional bacteria reduction activities identified in the ERWA TMDL such as working with the County to identify and upgrade leaking septic systems.

Measurable Outcome(s)

Stormwater best management practice retrofit assessment was successfully completed.

Proposed Outcomes Achieved
Achieved proposed outcomes
Source of Additional Funds

LOCAL LEVERAGED FUNDS

Recipient Board Members
Board information for grantees can be found within contact directories on BWSR's website under Operational Resources, "About Our Partners".
Project Overview

The downtown Chanhassen stormwater best management practice (BMP) retrofit assessment project will reduce watershed phosphorus loads to Rice Marsh Lake and improve the water quality in downstream Lake Riley, impaired for excess nutrients. This project will identify innovative BMP retrofit opportunities that target soluble phosphorus and promote infiltration and groundwater recharge within this highly-developed area. The downtown Chanhassen BMP retrofit assessment project will be performed in partnership with the City of Chanhassen.

Project Manager
First Name
Claire
Last Name
Bleser
Organization Name
Riley-Purgatory-Bluff Creek WD
Street Address
14500 Martin Drive
City
Eden Prairie
State
MN
Zip Code
55344
Phone
952-294-5976
Email
cbleser@rpbcwd.org
Competitive Grant Making Body
Advisory Group Members and Qualifications
Conflict of Interest Disclosed
No
Conflict of Interest Contact

Nicole Clapp