Minnehaha Creek Bacteria and Lake Hiawatha - Excess Nutrients (Metro): TMDL Project

This project is located within the Minnehaha Creek watershed and addresses an E. coli listing in Minnehaha Creek and an excess nutrients listing for Lake Hiawatha. The project is a joint effort among the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency, the Minnehaha Creek Watershed District and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). The EPA is contracting with Tetra Tech, Inc., an environmental consulting firm, to develop this TMDL study. The Minnehaha Creek Watershed District is providing technical support and is leading stakeholder involvement. The draft TMDL is targeted to be completed in 2013.

Map and location

The impairments in this project lie in the Mississippi River - Twin Cities watershed .

TMDL report and implementation plan

Other documents

Meetings and events

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


Information contact

Eric Alms, Project Manager
Minnesota Pollution Control Agency
520 Lafayette Road
St. Paul, MN 55155