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Watershed Management Plan Citizens Advisory Committee April 18, 2011. Agenda. 9:00 a m Welcome and introductions 9:05am Review Kickoff meeting minutes 9:15 am Review information regarding past programs and actions 9:30 am Identify priority issues and concerns 10:30 am Adjourn.

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agenda
Agenda

9:00 am Welcome and introductions

9:05am Review Kickoff meeting minutes

9:15 am Review information regarding past

programs and actions

9:30 am Identify priority issues and concerns

10:30 am Adjourn

watershed problems
Watershed Problems
  • Bacteria
  • Turbidity
  • Phosphorus
bacteria in surface water
Bacteria in surface water
  • Four sources
    • Livestock
    • Humans
    • Wildlife
    • Pets
turbidity in surface water
Turbidity in surface water
  • Runoff
    • Fields
    • Construction sites
    • Highly erodible lands
  • Erosion
    • Wind
    • Gully
    • Streambank
    • Overgrazed pasture
  • Suspended organic matter
    • Algae
  • Carp and rough fish
phosphorus in surface water
Phosphorus in surface water
  • Point sources
    • Wastewater treatment facilities
    • Storm water
    • Livestock facilities greater than 1000

animal units

  • Nonpoint sources
    • Inadequate septics
    • Row cropland
    • Feedlots
    • Urban runoff
    • Rural runoff
    • Streambank erosion
  • Internal Loading
    • Wind
    • Carp
slide8

Kickoff meeting

  • filter strips
  • streambank erosion
  • drainage
  • flood storage
  • residue management
  • phosphorus in Heron Lake
  • open tile intakes
general operation
General Operation
  • Board of managers
  • Staff
  • Office space and equipment
  • Vehicles and maintenance
  • Operational expenses
education
Education
  • Monthly newsletters
  • Website
  • Watershed tours
  • Semi-annual workshops
  • Field days
  • Demonstration projects
  • Youth education projects
monitoring
Monitoring
  • Three streams annually
    • 25 samples per year
  • Six lakes every three years
    • 6 samples per year
  • Determine if water quality

improvement is occurring

bmp implementation
BMP Implementation
  • Critical area plantings
  • Grassed waterways
  • Terraces
  • Filter strips
  • Shoreline restoration
  • Conservation tillage incentives
impaired waters tmdls
Impaired Waters & TMDLs
  • TMDL Implementation Plan
  • Water Quality Management Planning Grant
    • Watershed Coordinator
  • WF Des Moines River TMDL Implementation Grant
    • Level III Feedlot Inventory
    • Watershed Coordinator
flood damage reduction
Flood Damage Reduction
  • Wildlife ponds/sedimentation

basins

  • Wetland restoration
  • Rain gardens
  • Alternative tile intakes
hlwd plan focus
HLWD Plan Focus
  • Organized according to resources
    • Water quality
    • Water quantity
    • Drainage systems
    • Biotic habitat
    • Wetlands
    • Flooding
    • Education
    • Funding
  • Goals and actions
    • Specific items to address problems
slide18

Proposed Heron Lake WD Management Plan

10 Year Update Timeline

Date: April 7, 2011

WMP= Watershed Management Plan

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