Yellow Medicine River Watershed Surface Water Assessment Grant (SWAG)

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2020 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$75,604
Fund Source
Clean Water Fund
Recipient
Yellow Medicine River Watershed District
Recipient Type
Local/Regional Government
Status
In Progress
Start Date
March 2020
End Date
January 2022
Activity Type
Monitoring
Counties Affected
Lincoln
Lyon
Redwood
Yellow Medicine
Lincoln
Lyon
Redwood
Yellow Medicine
Project Overview

This project will monitor four lakes and 18 stream sites within the Yellow Medicine River Watershed to collect surface water ‏quality data to determine the health of the watershed's streams and lakes and if they are in need of restoration or protection ‏strategies. The sites will be monitored according to the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency's (MPCA) Water Monitoring Standard Operating Procedures. The goal of‏ this project will be to accurately gather water quality samples and data as part of an organized effort to determine surface water‏ quality conditions within the Yellow Medicine River Watershed.

2020 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$75,604
Number of full time equivalents funded
.46
Project Manager
First Name
Michelle
Last Name
Overholser
Organization Name
Yellow Medicine River Watershed District
Street Address
PO Box 267
City
Minneota
State
MN
Zip Code
56264-0267
Phone
(507) 872-6720
Administered By
Administered by
Location

520 Lafayette Road
St. Paul, MN 55155

Phone
800-657-3864