Minnesota's Legacy

Drainage 14 Sediment Management for West Branch Rum River

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$7,500
Fund Source
Clean Water Fund
Recipient
Mille Lacs SWCD
Recipient Type
Local/Regional Government
Status
Completed
Start Date
March 2015
End Date
December 2018
Activity Type
Grants/Contracts
Counties Affected
Mille Lacs
Mille Lacs
Legal Citation / Subdivision
Laws of Minnesota 2013, Regular Session chapter 137
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$7,500
Other Funds Leveraged
$62,079
Direct expenses
$176,000
Number of full time equivalents funded
0.36
Proposed Measurable Outcome(s)

The purpose of this project is to reduce the phosphorus loading to Diamond Lake through wetland restoration, water and sediment control basins, side inlet controls, and buffer strips. The reduction of phosphorus load associated with these practices is estimated to achieve 55 percent of the overall pollutant reduction goal.

Measurable Outcome(s)

An inventory of side inlet controls, buffer strips and storage and treatment needs was 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

This project will identify and prioritize opportunities to implement a multipurpose drainage management plan that will provide adequate drainage capacity, reduce peak flows and flooding and reduce erosion and sediment loading, improving water quality to the West Branch Rum River.

Project Manager
First Name
Susan
Last Name
Shaw
Organization Name
Mille Lacs SWCD
Street Address
Historic Courthouse, 635 2nd Street St
City
Milaca
State
MN
Zip Code
56353
Phone
320-983-2160
Email
susan.shaw@co.mille-lacs.mn.us
Competitive Grant Making Body
Advisory Group Members and Qualifications
Conflict of Interest Disclosed
No
Conflict of Interest Contact

Nicole Clapp