Buffalo Creek South Fork Crow River - Bacteria: TMDL Project

Minnesota's Impaired Waters and TMDLs


This project has two fecal coliform impairments from the headwaters of Buffalo Creek to the confluence of the South Fork Crow River. The Crow River Organizations of Water (CROW) and Wenck Associates are currently completing the modeling and the draft TMDL study document. This project started in June 2008 and is scheduled to be completed in 2011.

Map and location

Buffalo Creek is located in the South Fork Crow River watershed in the southern portion of the Upper Mississippi basin .


TMDL report and implementation plan

Other documents

Meetings and events

Buffalo Creek TMDL meeting to recap the public meeting of May 24, 2011 and discuss best management practices that will help Buffalo Creek meet state water quality standards for bacteria. Hosted by Buffalo Creek Watershed District (BCWD) and the Crow River Organization of Water (CROW).

  • Glencoe City Center, Glencoe, MN
    Meeting Room - Suite 103
    1107 11th Street East (historically known as the Henry Hill School)
    Wednesday, June 8, 2011, 6:00 - 7:30 p.m.

See the TMDL Meetings, Events and News page for notices of general interest and event-related information on impaired waters/TMDLs.


Information contact

Margaret Leach, Impaired Waters Coordinator
7678 College Road, Suite 105
Baxter, MN 56425

Diane Sander
Watershed Coordinator
311 Brighton Ave Ste C
Buffalo, MN 55313
763-682-1933 Ext.112

Charles Eberhard
Buffalo Creek Watershed District
PO Box 55
Glencoe, MN 55336