Platte River Restoration/Protection Project - Clean Water Partnership (CWP)

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$34,900
Fund Source
Clean Water Fund
Recipient
Morrison Soil and Water Conservation District
Recipient Type
Local/Regional Government
Status
In Progress
Start Date
June 2015
End Date
June 2018
Activity Type
Education/Outreach/Engagement
Restoration/Enhancement
Counties Affected
Morrison
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$34,900
Number of full time equivalents funded
0.35
Project Overview

The Platte River is listed by MPCA as impaired for fish bioassessments and water temperature. It is a recreational river used by many swimmers, paddlers and flotation users. The Platte is a major tributary to the Mississippi River which is the primary drinking water supply from St. Cloud to the Gulf. The Mississippi River segment immediately below Royalton is also impaired and therefore remedial efforts above are imperative. This project will reduce sedimentation and phosphorus loads while also improving bridge safety, providing benefits to fish habitat, and preventing further degradation of private lands downstream.

Project Manager
First Name
Deborah
Last Name
DeLuca
Organization Name
Morrison Soil and Water Conservation District
Street Address
16776 Heron Road
City
Little Falls
State
MN
Zip Code
56345
Phone
(320) 616-2479