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Big Trout Lake

Purpose

The project team assessed the current drainage, determined an alternative approach and designed a proposal to alter current flow, reduce surface water runoff, nutrient inputs, and sedimentation which will provide important water quality and fisheries habitat benefits for Big Trout Lake.

Partners

Activities

  1. University of Minnesota site visit.
  2. UMN student research and development.
  3. Joint Powers Board site visit and survey.
  4. Joint Powers Board engineered plan.
  5. Action plan for best management practices and mitigation.

Outcomes

With implementation funding from Minnesota's Clean Water Fund, the stormwater best management practices (BMPs) plan will reduce surface water runoff, nutrient inputs, and sedimentation which will provide important water quality and fisheries habitat benefits for Big Trout Lake.

Funding

$8,400

Leveraged resources

Last updated 3-31-2015
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