Greater Blue Earth Nonpoint Reduction Initiative

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$300,000
Fund Source
Clean Water Fund
Recipient
Faribault County
Recipient Type
Local/Regional Government
Status
In Progress
Start Date
October 2014
End Date
September 2017
Activity Type
Restoration/Enhancement
Education/Outreach/Engagement
Counties Affected
Faribault
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$300,000
Number of full time equivalents funded
1.58
Project Overview
Provide education, outreach and civic engagement necessary for the development of structural and non-structural best management practices needed to improve water quality within the Greater Blue Earth River Basin. General Education will have a regional focus to landowners. Outreach effort will be focused on regional officials, staff and landowners. Civic engagement efforts will have a smaller watershed scale focus with efforts resulting in structural BMPs being placed on the land and non-structural BMPs being adopted. Implementation of structural best management practices on the land. Approximately 10 stormwater projects, 5 general nonpoint projects, 10 drainage projects and 2 demonstration projects will be implemented on the lands to address nonpoint pollution.
Project Manager
First Name
Michele
Last Name
Stindtman
Organization Name
Faribault County
Street Address
415 South Grove Street, Suite 8
City
Blue Earth
State
MN
Zip Code
56013