Minnesota's Legacy

Lake Volney Targeted Restoration

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$325,240
Fund Source
Clean Water Fund
Recipient
Le Sueur County
Recipient Type
Local/Regional Government
Status
Completed
Start Date
March 2015
End Date
December 2018
Activity Type
Grants/Contracts
Counties Affected
Le Sueur
Le Sueur
Legal Citation / Subdivision
Laws of Minnesota 2013, Regular Session chapter 137
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$325,240
Other Funds Leveraged
$33,750
Direct expenses
$135,000
Number of full time equivalents funded
5.3
Proposed Measurable Outcome(s)

This project will result in the hiring of a Project and Outreach Coordinator to facilitate efforts within the watershed to assist citizens in finding local help and assistance in identifying areas in need of conservation plans and best management practices.

Measurable Outcome(s)

This project achieved an estimated annual reduction of 1,457 lbs of phosphorus and 911 tons of sediment within the priority areas. Installed practices included 18 WASCOBs, 1 Grade Stabilization, 6 Streambank and Shoreline protection practices, 1 Lined Waterway or Outlet, 1 Stream Channel Stabilization, 1 Stormwater retention basin, and 1 filter strip.

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 goal of the Lake Volney Targeted Restoration project is to improve the water quality draining to Lake Volney, which is impaired for excess nutrients. The project contains eight priority areas and will install a variety of Best Management Practices, including stormwater basins, ag retention, wetland enhancement, and more.

Project Manager
First Name
Lauren
Last Name
Klement
Organization Name
Le Sueur County
Street Address
88 S Park Ave
City
LeCenter
State
MN
Zip Code
560571644
Phone
507-357-8538
Email
lklement@co.le-sueur.mn.us
Competitive Grant Making Body
Advisory Group Members and Qualifications
Conflict of Interest Disclosed
No
Conflict of Interest Contact

Nicole Clapp