Big Trout Lake
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.
- UMN Department of Bioproducts and Biosystems Engineering
- Crow Wing County
- Joint Powers Board
- Whitefish Area Property Owners Association (WAPOA)
- Crow Wing Soil and Watershed Conservation District
- Pine River Watershed Alliance
- City of Manhattan Beach, MN
- Department of Natural Resources
- University of Minnesota site visit.
- UMN student research and development.
- Joint Powers Board site visit and survey.
- Joint Powers Board engineered plan.
- Action plan for best management practices and mitigation.
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.
- $850 from Crow Wing County
- $825 from Joint Powers Board
- $250 from WAPOA
- $310,000 from Clean Water Fund