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Clean Water Fund: Clean Water Projects in Dakota County

In 2010 and 2011, $235,508 received from the Clean Water Land & Legacy Amendment was matched with $133,240 of local funds and distributed through the Dakota County Soil and Water Conservation District's cost share programs to install Best Management Practices at nine sites in Dakota County. The District assisted the participating landowners with the technical know-how to help them select, design and install innovative conservation practices having the most benefit, for the least cost, in high priority locations. Combined, the practices capture approximately 33.5 tons of sediment and 41.6 pounds of phosphorous annually to help protect our surface water resources.

For more information about the Clean Water Fund see: http://www.bwsr.state.mn.us/cleanwaterfund/index.html.

For specific information about projects completed with Clean Water Funds see: http://www.bwsr.state.mn.us/cleanwaterfund/stories/

Stormwater Retrofit Partnership in Dakota County Projects:

 2012 Community Partners in Conservation
 City of Burnsville Lac Lavon Park Stormwater Retrofit
 City of South St. Paul Wakota Arena Stormwater Retrofit
 City of Farmington Schmitz-Maki Ice Arena Stormwater Retrofit
 ISD 192 Farmington Area Schools Pine Street Stormwater Retrofit
 ISD 192 Farmington Area Schools Boeckman Stormwater Retrofit
 Dakota County Burnhaven Library Stormwater Retrofit


North Cannon River Watershed Runoff Reduction Project:

     (Administered by Dakota County SWCD)

 Highview Christiana Raingarden Retrofit
 Douglas Township Trout Brook Streambank Stabilization


Metro Landscape Restoration Program:

 City of Inver Grove Heights South Grove VI Raingarden Retrofits