Zumbro River Load Monitoring Network

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2019 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$23,441
2020 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,327
2021 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,772
Fund Source
Clean Water Fund
Recipient
Olmsted County Soil and Water Conservation District
Recipient Type
Local/Regional Government
Status
In Progress
Start Date
February 2019
End Date
June 2022
Activity Type
Monitoring
Counties Affected
Olmsted
Wabasha
Olmsted
Wabasha
Project Overview

2019: The Olmsted County Soil and Water Conservation District will assist the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) with water quality monitoring and pollutant load calculations at four sub-watershed sites in the Zumbro River Watershed. Approximately 25 grab samples per site between ice-out and October 31 of 2019 will be collected along with field measurements and observations. Sites include: North Fork Zumbro River (near Mazeppa, MN), Middle Fork Zumbro River (near Oronoco, MN), South Branch Middle Fork River (near Oronoco, MN) and South Fork Zumbro River (near Rochester, MN).

2020-2022: The Olmsted SWCD will assist the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) with water quality monitoring at four sub-watershed sites in the Zumbro River Watershed.  Approximately 50 stream samples per site between ice-out and October 31, annually will be collected along with field measurements and observations. Sites include: North Fork Zumbro River (near Mazeppa, MN), Middle Fork Zumbro River (near Oronoco, MN), South Branch Middle Fork River (near Oronoco, MN) and South Fork Zumbro River (near Rochester, MN). 

2019 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$23,441
Number of full time equivalents funded
0.16
2020 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,327
Number of full time equivalents funded
.02
2021 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,772
Number of full time equivalents funded
.02
Project Manager
First Name
Aaron
Last Name
Gamm
Organization Name
Olmsted County Soil and Water Conservation District
Street Address
2122 Campus Dr. SE, Suite 200
City
Rochester
State
MN
Zip Code
55904
Phone
(507) 328-7131
Administered By
Administered by
Location

520 Lafayette Road
St. Paul, MN 55155

Phone
800-657-3864