Little Rock Lake TMDL Implementation Project

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$227,500
Fund Source
Clean Water Fund
Recipient
Benton SWCD
Recipient Type
Local/Regional Government
Status
Completed
Start Date
March 2015
End Date
December 2018
Activity Type
Grants/Contracts
Counties Affected
Benton
Morrison
Legal Citation / Subdivision
Laws of Minnesota 2013, Regular Session chapter 137
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$227,500
Other Funds Leveraged
$103,000
Direct expenses
$227,500
Number of full time equivalents funded
0.16
Proposed Measurable Outcome(s)

This project is a continuation of a 2012 clean water fund grant. The purpose of this project is to continue implementation strategies at numerous sites to continue cleaning up Little Rock Lake.

Measurable Outcome(s)

This project resulted in estimated reductions of 5,653 lb. of nitrogen per year, 2,920 lb. of phosphorus per year, 1,723 tons of sediment per year, and 1,719 tons of soil loss per year

Source of Additional Funds

LOCAL LEVERAGED FUNDS

Recipient Board Members
Members for Benton SWCD are: Bernard Thole, Charles Rau, Joseph Jordan, Phillip Grosland, Wade Bastian
Project Overview

The Little Rock Lake Total Maximum Daily Load study has identified areas in the watershed where phosphorus reduction is needed and what best management practices need to be applied. This is a coordinated implementation effort with Benton and Morrison Soil and Water Conservation Districts and Natural Resources Conservation Service, the Little Rock Lake Association, the livestock industry and other partners to install best management practices at numerous sites to continue cleaning up Little Rock Lake.

Project Manager
First Name
Gerry
Last Name
Maciej
Organization Name
Benton SWCD
Street Address
14 2nd Ave W
City
Foley
State
MN
Zip Code
56329
Phone
320-968-5300 x3
Email
gerry@soilandwater.org
Competitive Grant Making Body
Advisory Group Members and Qualifications
Conflict of Interest Disclosed
No
Conflict of Interest Contact

Nicole Clapp