Burandt Lake - Excess Nutrients: TMDL Project

Burandt Lake has been found to be impaired for aquatic recreation because of excess nutrient levels, particularly phosphorus, and violates Minnesota water quality standards based on water quality monitoring conducted during the last several years. The excess phosphorus makes the waters unsuitable for aquatic recreation (swimming). As a result, it was placed on Minnesota’s list of impaired waters. Because of the exceedance, Carver County was mandated to conduct a Total Maximum Daily Load (TMDL) study. A draft TMDL report was completed and put on public notice June 16, 2008-July 16, 2008.

Map and location

Burandt Lake is located one-half mile west of Waconia in Carver County (about 25 miles southwest of Minneapolis) within the Lower Minnesota River watershed in the Minnesota River Basin.

TMDL report and implementation plan

Other documents

Links

Information contact

Carver County Land and Water Services
952-361-1822

Roger Ramthun, project manager
Minnesota Pollution Control Agency
520 Lafayette Road N.
Saint Paul, MN 55155
roger.ramthun@state.mn.us