Section 319 Project Applications

 


 

December 2010 Section 319 Application Summaries

 

The Nonpoint Source Task Force met December 9, 2010, in the Matthew Training Center, Joe Foss Building, 523 East Capitol in Pierre.

 

The Task Force reviewed the following 319 project applications. The Task Force's recommendations were considered by the Board of Water and Natural Resources at its January 2011 meeting. The Board's recommendations were then forwarded to EPA for consideration of possible grant funds. Links below take you to project summaries. Links from the project summaries will take you to the project's funding application in Adobe Acrobat (pdf) format.

 

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Belle Fourche River Watershed Management and Project Implementation Plan - Segment 5

Central Big Sioux River Watershed Project - Segment 2

Lake Poinsett Watershed Implementation Project Segment 2 - Amendment

Lewis & Clark Watershed Implementation Project - Segment 3

East Dakota Riparian Area Restoration and Protection Project

Spring Creek Watershed Management and Project Implementation Segment 1 - Amendment

Vermillion River Basin Watershed Project - Segment 2

 

Belle Fourche River Watershed Management and Project Implementation Plan - Segment 5

 

Total Cost: $4,946,151          319 Request: $1,389,425 Grant

 

Project Description: The Belle Fourche River Watershed Partnership is the project sponsor for this 2-year project. This is the fifth segment. This project will continue implementation of the BMPs identified in the TMDL report for the Belle Fourche River Watershed. The amendment includes funding for additional improvements to irrigation water delivery and application, riparian management, project management, and monitoring to assess BMPs. For more...

 

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Central Big Sioux River Watershed Project - Segment 2

 

Total Cost: $1,901,409          319 Request: $545,588 Grant

 

Project Description: The Moody Conservation District will continue implementing a 10-year TMDL implementation strategy to restore the beneficial uses of the Big Sioux River from Brookings to Brandon. The project will concentrate efforts on addressing nutrient, sediment and fecal coliform loads originating from livestock operation in the river corridor; NPS pollution originating from tributary sub-watersheds; riparian restoration; water quality trading pilot process; water quality monitoring; and a public information program. For more...

 

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Lake Poinsett Watershed Implementation Project Segment 2 - Amendment

 

Total Cost: $1,706,700          319 Request: $486,462 Grant

 

Project Description: The Hamlin Conservation District proposes to continue implementing practices needed to restore Lake Poinsett and ensure the long term realization of all designated uses of the lake. This project is in the second segment of a local effort to complete BMP installation to reduce phosphorus loading to Lake Poinsett by 40 percent, originating from winter feeding areas, stream and lakeside uses areas, and cropland. This amended expansion will include additional portions of the Big Sioux River watershed north of the Brookings County line. The primary focus of the expanded area will be fecal coliform reduction to meet TMDL standards. For more...

 

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Lewis & Clark Watershed Implementation Project - Segment 3

 

Total Cost: $2,469,640          319 Request: $996,690 Grant

 

Project Description: This proposal is the third segment of a locally planned multi-year (10-15 year) effort to implement best management practices (BMPs) in the Lewis and ClarkLake watershed, Lake Andes, Geddes, Academy and Platte Lake watersheds. This effort is aimed at restoring water quality to meet designated beneficial uses and address TMDLs established, and to be established, for water bodies in these watersheds. Segment III will continue providing assistance for BMP installation in the project area and complete an information campaign to keep stakeholders informed of project activities and progress. For more...

 

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East Dakota Riparian Area Restoration and Protection Project

 

Total Cost: $664,500          319 Request: $397,250 Grant

 

Project Description: The East Dakota Riparian Area Restoration and Protection Project is a 2-year strategy that expands on prior efforts to establish riparian conservation easements in the central Big Sioux River. The project will help restore and/or maintain the water quality of impaired segments of water bodies within the Minnesota, Big Sioux, and Vermillion River watersheds within the 11 counties in the East Dakota Water Development District to meet the designated beneficial uses. For more...

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Spring Creek Watershed Management and Project Implementation Segment 1 - Amendment

 

Total Cost: $853,334          319 Request: $490,000 Grant

 

Project Description: Pennington County is the project sponsor for this 2-year project. This is the first of six planned segments. This project will begin implementation of the BMPs identified in the TMDL report for the Spring Creek Watershed. These BMPs include management of the riparian zones, stormwater, and septic systems along with sediment removal in Mitchell and Major Lakes. This amendment is requesting additional funds because of the significant demand for BMPs. Currently, the dollars for BMP installation have all been obligated with 20 applications pending. For more...

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Vermillion River Basin Watershed Project - Segment 2

 

Total Cost: $984,831          319 Request: $365,000 Grant

 

Project Description: This project is the second segment of the locally planned Vermillion River Basin Watershed Project. The project’s proposed BMPs are based on impairment information identified during the watershed assessment and TMDL development. It will help to restore the Vermillion River’s water quality to meet designated uses. For more...

 

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