Sand Hill River Watershed Projects and Practices Grant Application

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$475,000
Fund Source
Clean Water Fund
Recipient
Polk, West SWCD
Recipient Type
Local/Regional Government
Status
In Progress
Start Date
March 2015
End Date
December 2018
Activity Type
Grants/Contracts
Counties Affected
Polk
Legal Citation / Subdivision
Laws of Minnesota 2013, Regular Session chapter 137
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$475,000
Other Funds Leveraged
$118,750
Direct expenses
$475,000
Administration costs
$2,737
Number of full time equivalents funded
0.41
Proposed Measurable Outcome(s)

This project will result in the installation of 18 rock riffles and 2 rock arch rapids to control the grade and stabilize the 5 mile channelized reach of the sediment impaired Sand Hill River, which contributes thousands of tons of sediment downstream.

Source of Additional Funds

LOCAL LEVERAGED FUNDS

Recipient Board Members
Members for Polk, West SWCD are: Ben Larson, David Moulds, Derek Peterson, Mark McWalter, Russ Severson
Project Overview

The Sand Hill River Watershed District along with the West Polk Soil and Water Conservation District (SWCD) will install 18 rock riffles and 2 rock arch rapids to control the grade and stabilize the channelized reach of the Sand Hill River, which contributes thousands of tons of sediment downstream. The entire Sand Hill River is currently impaired for turbidity. The total project length is five miles of channel located between the cities of Fertile and Beltrami in western Polk County.

Project Manager
First Name
Nicole
Last Name
Bernd
Organization Name
Polk, West SWCD
Street Address
528 Strander Ave
City
Crookston
State
MN
Zip Code
56716
Phone
218-281-6070 x122
Email
nicole.bernd@mn.nacdnet.net
Competitive Grant Making Body
Advisory Group Members and Qualifications
Conflict of Interest Disclosed
No
Conflict of Interest Contact

Nicole Clapp