Waterfront Bulletin is a semi-annual e-newsletter featuring timely updates on impaired waters, watershed project funding, and activities related to water restoration and protection throughout Minnesota.
- Drought brings water quality problems, but also rare opportunity for monitoring very low flows
- Watershed planning: Connecting WRAPS to 1W1Ps
- How’s the water? Most Minnesota lakes in good shape
- Report shows water quality in lake built to control Canby flooding is good, needs protection
- TCAAP Superfund site on Round Lake reaches new milestone
- Pipestone gets $1 million CWP loan for sewer line fixes to protect surrounding watershed
- New program funds landowner efforts to increase water storage on land in Minnesota, Lower Mississippi River Basins
- Application period open for DNR Conservation Partners Legacy grants; can apply any time for MPCA CWP loans
- We Are Water exhibit in Pipestone through Sept. 13
- Gulf of Mexico Dead Zone: Minnesota's nutrient reduction strategy aims to address downstream issues and those closer to home
- Status of TMDL studies/WRAPS reports
MPCA studies shows 75% of Minnesota lakes meet standards for recreation. Clean Water Fund dollars help answer water quality questions.
Minnesota rivers are shrinking in the drought; some have their lowest flows in decades. What will be the long term effects?
Missed it by that much
- Commissioner Bishop visits climate change impacts at Olmsted County farm
- Rainy River restoration success tied to regulations, many working together
- MPCA watershed reports: Phosphorous an issue in Shell Rock, Mississippi River-Sartell Area watersheds, sediment an issue in the Upper Mississippi
- Snake River-St. Croix Watershed first to complete second round of intensive water quality monitoring for phase 2 of watershed approach
- Red River Basin on home stretch to completing phase one watershed reports
- Clean Water fund stories: Experienced farmer helping first-generation farmer; septic system fix-up money available to low-income residents
- COVID-conscious We Are Water MN exhibit opens in Morris
- Dept. of Ag videos illustrate how nitrates can contaminate wells in SE MN
- Section 319 grant funding update: MPCA narrows Group C applicants down to 15 on way to final 10; Group A grant money expected in October
- Watershed summarizes One Watershed One Plan in short video
- Organizations moving conferences online
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Editor: Dan Olson, email@example.com
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