Minnesota's Legacy

Nokomis Neighbors For Clean Water

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$399,425
Fund Source
Clean Water Fund
Recipient
Minneapolis, City of
Recipient Type
Local/Regional Government
Status
Completed
Start Date
March 2015
End Date
December 2018
Activity Type
Grants/Contracts
Counties Affected
Hennepin
Hennepin
Legal Citation / Subdivision
Laws of Minnesota 2013, Regular Session chapter 137
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$399,425
Other Funds Leveraged
$246,105
Direct expenses
$399,425
Administration costs
$1,900
Proposed Measurable Outcome(s)

This project engages private property owners in a neighborhood scale effort to install up to 180 stormwater BMPs to protect Lake Nokomis, a water body in Minneapolis impaired for excess nutrients. Lake Nokomis is one of the most visited lakes in Minnesota.

Measurable Outcome(s)

This project resulted in an estimated reduction of 30 lb. of phosphorus per year, 4 tons of sediment per year, and 19 acre-feet of stormwater per year

Source of Additional Funds

LOCAL LEVERAGED FUNDS

Recipient Board Members
Members for Minneapolis, City of are:
Project Overview

This project engages private property owners in a neighborhood scale effort to install up to 180 stormwater Best Management Practice (BMPs) to protect Lake Nokomis, a water body in Minneapolis impaired for excess nutrients. An analysis of the Lake Nokomis subwatershed identified priority areas for BMP installations based on drainage pattern, land uses and presence of previously-constructed BMPs. The project will install 160-180 BMPs adjacent to alleyways to disconnect residential backyards, rooftops and driveways on 15 residential blocks. Modeling of potential projects demonstrates 90-92% reduction in stormwater volume, phosphorus, and sediment from drainage areas, resulting in 15 pounds phosphorus removal/year.

Project Manager
First Name
Lois
Last Name
Eberhart
Organization Name
Minneapolis, City of
Street Address
309 2nd Ave S Rm 300
City
Minneapolis
State
MN
Zip Code
55415
Phone
612-673-3260
Email
lois.eberhart@minneapolismn.gov
Competitive Grant Making Body
Advisory Group Members and Qualifications
Conflict of Interest Disclosed
No
Conflict of Interest Contact

Nicole Clapp