Minnesota's Legacy

Watkins Area Stormwater Treatment

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$351,906
Fund Source
Clean Water Fund
Recipient
Clearwater River WD
Recipient Type
Local/Regional Government
Status
Completed
Start Date
March 2015
End Date
December 2018
Activity Type
Grants/Contracts
Counties Affected
Meeker
Meeker
Legal Citation / Subdivision
Laws of Minnesota 2013, Regular Session chapter 137
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$351,906
Other Funds Leveraged
$37,500
Direct expenses
$150,000
Administration costs
$108
Number of full time equivalents funded
0.26
Proposed Measurable Outcome(s)

Volume Reduced = 3 Acre-Feet/YR, Phosphorus Reduced = 5 LBS/YR, and Sediment = 1.50 TONS/YR.

Measurable Outcome(s)

This project achieved an estimated annual reduction of 796 lbs of phosphorus.

Proposed Outcomes Achieved
Achieved proposed outcomes
Source of Additional Funds

LOCAL LEVERAGED FUNDS

Recipient Board Members
Board information for grantees can be found within contact directories on BWSR's website under Operational Resources, "About Our Partners".
Project Overview

This project will construct a stormwater treatment facility to treat runoff from 6,500 acre urban and agricultural drainage area in and around the City of Watkins, MN. The result is an annual phosphorus reduction of 796 pounds to Lake Betsy, the Clearwater River, and the Clearwater River Chain of Lakes.

Project Manager
First Name
Dennis
Last Name
Loewen
Organization Name
Clearwater River WD
Street Address
75 Elm Street East
City
Annandale
State
MN
Zip Code
553020481
Phone
(320) 274-3935
Email
loewen.dennis@yahoo.com
Competitive Grant Making Body
Advisory Group Members and Qualifications
Conflict of Interest Disclosed
No
Conflict of Interest Contact

Nicole Clapp