Le Sueur County FY 14 Surface Water Assessment Grant (SWAG)
The Lower Minnesota River Watershed is on schedule for monitoring in 2014 and 2015. The requested sample sites that are listed in the RFP for Le Sueur County are Le Sueur Creek, Forest Prairie, a joint drainage tributary in the NW part of the county and Lake Sanborn. The project goal is to obtain useful water quality data in the Lower Minnesota River Watershed. Project objectives are: 1. Complete project planning by April 15 2014. 2. Conduct stream monitoring at 3 sites (16 Datasets E.coli; 11 datasets of parameters TSVS, TSS, TP, Ammonia-N, TKN, NO2+NO3, sulfate, chloride, hardness as CaCO3 and 19 field monitor datasets with parameters of Secchi, specific conductance, temperature, pH, and DO) and lake monitoring on one lake (11 Datasets of TP and Chlorophyll-a and field monitor datasets with parameters of Secchi, specific conductance, temperature, pH, and DO) meeting required parameter criteria by October 2015.. 3. Provide data management throughout project length. 4. Provide for project oversight . Project manager and monitoring technician have experience with assessment projects.