Minnesota's Legacy

Using Hydroacoustics to Monitor Sediment in Minnesota Rivers

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$455,000
Fund Source
Environment & Natural Resources Trust Fund
Recipient
U.S. Geological Survey
Recipient Type
Federal Government
Status
In Progress
Start Date
July 2015
End Date
June 2019
Counties Affected
Blue Earth
Carver
Dakota
Goodhue
Hennepin
Le Sueur
Nicollet
Ramsey
Scott
Sibley
Wabasha
Washington
Blue Earth
Carver
Dakota
Goodhue
Hennepin
Le Sueur
Nicollet
Ramsey
Scott
Sibley
Wabasha
Washington
Legal Citation / Subdivision
M.L. 2015, Chp. 76, Sec. 2, Subd. 04g
Appropriation Language

$455,000 the first year is from the trust fund to the commissioner of natural resources for an agreement with the United States Geological Survey to install hydroacoustic equipment on the lower Minnesota and Mississippi Rivers to improve measurement and monitoring accuracy for suspended sediment and enhance ongoing sediment reduction efforts by state, federal, and local agencies. This appropriation is not subject to Minnesota Statutes, section 116P.10. This appropriation is available until June 30, 2019, by which time the project must be completed and final products delivered.

2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$455,000
Other Funds Leveraged
$0
Proposed Measurable Outcome(s)

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Measurable Outcome(s)

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Project Manager
First Name
Jeffrey
Last Name
Ziegeweid
Organization Name
US Geological Survey
Street Address
2280 Woodale Dr
City
Mounds View
State
MN
Zip Code
55112
Phone
(763) 783-3113
Email
jrziege@usgs.gov