Minnesota River E. Coli Total Maximum Daily Load (TMDL) and Watershed Restoration and Protection Strategy (WRAPS) Development

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$68,033
Recipient
Tetra Tech Inc
Recipient Type
For-Profit Business/Entity
Status
In Progress
Start Date
March 2017
End Date
June 2018
Activity Type
Analysis/Interpretation
Assessment/Evaluation
Counties Affected
Big Stone
Blue Earth
Brown
Carver
Chippewa
Cottonwood
Douglas
Faribault
Freeborn
Grant
Kandiyohi
Lac qui Parle
Le Sueur
Lincoln
Lyon
Martin
McLeod
Murray
Nicollet
Pipestone
Pope
Redwood
Renville
Scott
Sibley
Steele
Stevens
Swift
Waseca
Watonwan
Yellow Medicine
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$68,033
Number of full time equivalents funded
0.3
Project Overview

This project addresses five reaches of the Minnesota River that have aquatic recreation impairments as identified by high concentrations of E. coli. The project will describe the water quality impairments, complete pollutant source assessments, establish loading capacities and allocations for the impairments, and develop implementation strategies.

Project Details

Blue Earth River WatershedChippewa River WatershedCottonwood River WatershedLe Sueur River WatershedMinnesota River - Yellow Medicine River WatershedMinnesota River - Mankato WatershedLower Minnesota River WatershedRedwood River WatershedWatonwan River Watershed

Project Manager
First Name
Chris
Last Name
Zadak
Organization Name
Minnesota Pollution Control Agency
Street Address
520 Lafayette Rd N
City
Saint Paul
State
MN
Zip Code
55155
Phone
(651) 757-2837