Lake St. Croix - Water Monitoring and Phosphorus Reduction Activities

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$500,000
Fund Source
Clean Water Fund
Recipient
St. Croix River Association
Recipient Type
Non-Profit Business/Entity
Status
Completed
Start Date
March 2010
End Date
June 2013
Activity Type
Education/Outreach/Engagement
Grants/Contracts
Monitoring
Planning
Preservation
Restoration/Enhancement
Counties Affected
Anoka
Chisago
Isanti
Pine
Washington
Appropriation Language

Minnesota Laws 2009, Chapter 172, Article 2, Section 4 (j) states: $200,000 the first year and $300,000 the second year are for coordination with the state of Wisconsin and the National Park Service on comprehensive water monitoring and phosphorus reduction activities in the Lake St. Croix portion of the St. Croix River. The Pollution Control Agency shall work with the St. Croix Basin Water Resources Planning Team and the St. Croix River Association in implementing the water monitoring and phosphorus reduction activities. This appropriation is available to the extent matched by nonstate sources. Money not matched by November 15, 2010, cancels for this purpose and is available for the purposes of paragraph (a).

2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$500,000
Other Funds Leveraged
$500,000
Number of full time equivalents funded
1.2
Project Overview

This project will provide information about the amount and sources of phosphorous flowing into Lake St Croix by implementing additional water quality monitoring and reduce the amount of phosphorous flowing into Lake St Croix by implementing phosphorous reduction activities. The St Croix River Association (SCRA) will coordinate with the St. Croix Basin Water Resources Planning Team (Basin Team) on the identification and funding of comprehensive water monitoring and phosphorus reduction activities in the Lake St. Croix portion of the St. Croix River by selecting, awarding and executing grants through a fair competitive process.

Project Manager
First Name
Deb
Last Name
Ryun
Organization Name
St. Croix River Association
Phone
(715) 483-2292
Email
debryun@scramail.com