Wilkin County Ditch 8 Multipurpose Drainage Management

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2018 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$176,500
Fund Source
Clean Water Fund
Recipient
Wilkin SWCD
Recipient Type
Local/Regional Government
Status
Proposed
Start Date
January 2018
End Date
December 2020
Activity Type
Grants/Contracts
Counties Affected
Wilkin
Legal Citation / Subdivision
Laws of Minnesota 2017, Chapter 91, Article 2, Section 7 (j) (BWSR Multipurpose Drainage Management 2018)
Appropriation Language

$750,000 the first year and $750,000 the second year are for technical assistance and grants for the conservation drainage program in consultation with the Drainage Work Group, coordinated under Minnesota Statutes, section 103B.101, subdivision 13, that includes projects to improve multipurpose water management under Minnesota Statutes, section 103E.015.

2018 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$176,500
Other Funds Leveraged
$0
Direct expenses
$176,500
Administration costs
$0
Proposed Measurable Outcome(s)

This project will result in a reduction of 569 tons of sediment per year from the CD 8 watershed to the Rabbit River. This is 17 percent of the Rabbit River TMDL goal under moist conditions. It will also reduce peak flows to County Ditch 8 by as much as 40 percent during a 10 year - 24 hour storm event.

Source of Additional Funds

LOCAL LEVERAGED FUNDS

Recipient Board Members
Members for Wilkin SWCD are: Dan Swedlund, Jared Nordick, Karlo Etten, Pam Hendrickson, Ross Aigner
Project Details

The Wilkin Soil and Water Conservation District will partner with the Bois de Sioux Watershed District and landowners to reduce erosion, sedimentation and peak flows into County Ditch 8 and the Rabbit River. The project targets 53 sites for Grade Stabilization Structures and eight miles of Continuous Berms.

Project Manager
First Name
Donald
Last Name
Bajumpaa
Organization Name
Wilkin SWCD
Street Address
1150 Hwy 75 N
City
Breckenridge
State
MN
Zip Code
56520
Phone
218-643-2933
Email
dbajumpaa@co.wilkin.mn.us
Competitive Grant Making Body
Advisory Group Members and Qualifications
Conflict of Interest Disclosed
No
Conflict of Interest Contact

Wayne Zellmer