Minnesota's Legacy

Understanding Bedrock Fracture Flow to Improve Groundwater Quality

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$183,000
Fund Source
Environment & Natural Resources Trust Fund
Recipient
U of MN - MN Geological Survey
Recipient Type
Public College/University
Status
In Progress
Start Date
July 2016
End Date
June 2019
Counties Affected
Anoka
Dakota
Fillmore
Goodhue
Hennepin
Houston
Olmsted
Wabasha
Washington
Winona
Anoka
Dakota
Fillmore
Goodhue
Hennepin
Houston
Olmsted
Wabasha
Washington
Winona
Legal Citation / Subdivision
M.L. 2016, Chp. 186, Sec. 2, Subd. 04g
Appropriation Language

$183,000 the second year is from the trust fund to the Board of Regents of the University of Minnesota for the Minnesota Geological Survey to use new techniques of borehole testing and rock fracture mapping in the Twin Cities metropolitan area to achieve a better understanding of groundwater flow through fractured bedrock, in order to improve groundwater management. This appropriation is available until June 30, 2019, by which time the project must be completed and final products delivered.

2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$183,000
Other Funds Leveraged
$0
Proposed Measurable Outcome(s)

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Measurable Outcome(s)

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Project Manager
First Name
Anthony
Last Name
Runkel
Organization Name
U of MN - MN Geological Survey
Street Address
2609 Territorial Rd
City
St. Paul
State
MN
Zip Code
55114
Phone
(612) 626-1822
Email
runke001@umn.edu