Lake Volney Targeted Restoration
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.
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.
LOCAL LEVERAGED FUNDS
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.