Valley Branch Watershed District Restoration and Protection (WRAPS) Project - Phase 2

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$149,101
Fund Source
Clean Water Fund
Recipient
Barr Engineering-Minneapolis
Recipient Type
For-Profit Business/Entity
Status
Completed
Start Date
June 2013
End Date
December 2015
Activity Type
Technical Assistance
Counties Affected
Ramsey
Washington
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$149,101
Number of full time equivalents funded
.74
Project Overview

Within the Valley Branch Watershed District (VBWD), there 47 Minnesota Department of Natural Resoruces (MN DNR)-protected basins with surface areas larger than 10 acres and three DNR-protected streams. Only Sunfish Lake is currently on MPCA’s 303(d) Impaired Waters List for aquatic recreation due to excessive nutrients. However, Bay Lake, Eagle Point Lake, Downs Lake, Goose Lake, Kramer Pond, and Echo Lake are on the draft 2012 Minnesota 303(d) Impaired Waters List for aquatic recreation due to excessive nutrients, and Kelle’s Coulee is on the draft 2012 list due to bacteria.

Project Manager
First Name
Christopher
Last Name
Klucas
Organization Name
Minnesota Pollution Control Agency
Street Address
520 Lafayette Road N
City
St. Paul
State
MN
Zip Code
55155
Phone
(651) 757-2498