Roseau River Sediment Control project

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2018 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$55,600
Fund Source
Clean Water Fund
Recipient
Roseau River WD
Recipient Type
Local/Regional Government
Status
Proposed
Start Date
January 2018
End Date
December 2020
Activity Type
Grants/Contracts
Counties Affected
Roseau
Legal Citation / Subdivision
Laws of Minnesota 2017, Chapter 91, Article 2, Section 7 (j) (BWSR Multipurpose Drainage Management 2018)
Appropriation Language

$750,000 the first year and $750,000 the second year are for technical assistance and grants for the conservation drainage program in consultation with the Drainage Work Group, coordinated under Minnesota Statutes, section 103B.101, subdivision 13, that includes projects to improve multipurpose water management under Minnesota Statutes, section 103E.015.

2018 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$55,600
Other Funds Leveraged
$0
Direct expenses
$55,600
Administration costs
$0
Proposed Measurable Outcome(s)

The project, once completed, will prevent 288 tons of sediment from entering SD 51 annually. Over the projected lifespan of the five grade stabilization structures 2,880 tons of sediment and 2880 pounds of phosphorus will be retained on the landscape instead of causing further damage to the waterway. RRWD would be the responsible party for maintenance of the five structures listed in this application.

Source of Additional Funds

LOCAL LEVERAGED FUNDS

Recipient Board Members
Members for Roseau River WD are: Aaron Magnusson, Carter Diesen, Cody Schmalz, Leroy Carriere, Tony Wensloff
Project Details

Roseau River Watershed District (RRWD) is initiating the first phase of a sediment reduction project on the lower reach of the Roseau River in an ongoing effort to improve both water quality and drainage efficiency within the lower reach of the Roseau River and its tributary ditches and streams. The project, once completed, will prevent 288 tons of sediment from entering State Ditch 51 annually. Over the projected lifespan of the five grade stabilization structures 2,884 tons of sediment and 2,884 pounds of phosphorus will be retained on the landscape instead of causing further damage to the waterway. RRWD would be the responsible party for maintenance of the five structures listed in this application.

Project Manager
First Name
Tracy
Last Name
Halstensgard
Organization Name
Roseau River WD
Street Address
PO Box 26
City
Roseau
State
MN
Zip Code
56751
Phone
218-463-0313
Email
rrwd@mncable.net
Competitive Grant Making Body
Advisory Group Members and Qualifications
Conflict of Interest Disclosed
No
Conflict of Interest Contact

Wayne Zellmer