Pomme de Terre River

Land use within the Pomme de Terre watershed is primarily agricultural, accounting for approximately 81% of the available acres. There are impairments starting from Barrett Lake and continue to the outlet to the Minnesota River at Marsh Lake.

What's being done

Monitoring and assessment reports and data

Strategy for restoration and protection

The Watershed Restoration and Protection Strategy report completed in 2013. There is one TMDL/implementation plan approved for bacteria, there is a draft TMDL for turbidity, and a work plan is being developed to finish out the major watershed work.

Implementation plans

 

The Minnesota River: Evaluating its health [highlight]