Middle Fork Crow River Watershed District Surface Water Assessment Grant (SWAG)

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$152,717
Fund Source
Clean Water Fund
Recipient
Middle Fork Crow River Watershed District
Recipient Type
Local/Regional Government
Status
In Progress
Start Date
March 2017
End Date
January 2019
Activity Type
Monitoring
Counties Affected
Hennepin
Kandiyohi
Meeker
Pope
Stearns
Wright
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$152,717
Number of full time equivalents funded
1.26
Project Overview

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.

Project Manager
First Name
Margaret
Last Name
Johnson
Organization Name
Middle Fork Crow River Watershed District
Street Address
189 County Road 8 NE
City
Spicer
State
MN
Zip Code
56288
Phone
320-796-0888