Middle Fork Crow River Watershed District Surface Water Assessment Grant (SWAG)
The purpose of this monitoring project is to maintain water quality data collection, build upon existing data for Phase II of the Intensive Watershed Monitoring approach, and develop a better understanding of what impacts the rivers located in central Minnesota specifically in the North Fork Crow Watershed.
This project will collect water samples at fifteen (15) stream and twenty-six (26) lake locations in the North Fork Crow River watershed. Several staff is needed to make this project happen. Staff from Crow River Organization of Water (CROW), Middle Fork Crow River Watershed District (MFCRWD), and North Fork Crow River Watershed District (NFCRWD) will come together and implement a monitoring program in the North Fork Crow River watershed. This project has three basic objectives: water quality monitoring, data management, and administration. This project is anticipated to start March 2017 conclude in January 2019.