MPCA Water Monitoring Section Activities 2010

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,432,804
Fund Source
Clean Water Fund
Recipient
Minnesota Pollution Control Agency
Recipient Type
State Government
Status
Completed
Start Date
July 2009
End Date
June 2010
Activity Type
Monitoring
Counties Affected
Anoka
Becker
Beltrami
Big Stone
Carver
Cass
Chippewa
Clearwater
Crow Wing
Dakota
Grant
Hennepin
Hubbard
Itasca
Kandiyohi
Koochiching
Lac qui Parle
Lincoln
Lyon
Morrison
Olmsted
Otter Tail
Ramsey
Redwood
Renville
Sherburne
Stevens
Todd
Traverse
Wabasha
Wadena
Washington
Wilkin
Wright
Yellow Medicine
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,432,804
Project Overview

This project supports monitoring and assessment activities by MPCA EAO staff and includes lab analysis, equipment, and fieldwork expenses associated with monitoring and assessment activities.

Lake Monitoring: Lakes are monitored for nutrients, clarity and other information to provide the data needed to assess the aquatic recreation use support.

Biological and Water Chemistry Stream Monitoring: Monitoring to assess the conditions of streams in each watershed. Monitoring includes biological (fish and invertebrates), chemical (nutirents, sediments, etc.) and physical (habitiat) measurements.

Major watershed load monitoring (Watershed-Statewide): The major watershed load monitoring effort provides data on water quality conditions and trends for Minnesota's major rivers and their main tributaries.

Ambient wetland monitoring: The goals of the ambient wetland monitoring effort are to assess status and trends of wetland conditions.

Project Manager
First Name
Glenn
Last Name
Skuta
Organization Name
Minnesota Pollution Control Agency
Street Address
520 Lafayette Rd. N.
City
St. Paul
State
MN
Zip Code
55155
Phone
651-757-2730
Email
glenn.skuta@state.mn.us