Long Lake Neighborhood Retrofit
Projects and Practices 2014
This project includes keeping water on the land by infiltrating 4.72 acre-feet/year of runoff from the residential neighborhoods. An estimated 4% reduction of total phosphorus is anticipated.
This project resulted in estimated reductions of 14 lb. of phosphorus per year, 6 tons of soil loss per year, 1 ton of sediment per year, and 2 fewer acre-feet of stormwater per year
LOCAL LEVERAGED FUNDS
Brown's Creek Watershed District (BCWD) has identified two neighborhoods that drain untreated stormwater directly to Long Lake, a recreational lake in Stillwater that has been listed as impaired for excess nutrients. By working with targeted residential landowners in the high priority neighborhoods, BCWD will install 10-15 best management practices to achieve measurable outcomes of 5 acre-feet of nutrient-rich stormwater infiltration,1 ton of total sediment and 6 pounds of total phosphorus removed from Long Lake per year.