Nine Key Element Plan (9KE Plan) Development in Lower Fox River Basin

Purpose

The Nine Key Element Plans (9KE Plans) will be developed for the Lower East River sub-watershed and the Bower Creek sub-watersheds (approximately HUC 12 watersheds), which are located within the Lower Fox River Basin, Brown County, Wisconsin. Development of Nine Key Element Plans (9KE Plans) in the Lower Fox River Basin is identified as a necessary action for the 2015 draft Eutrophication and Undesirable algae BUI; however, funding for the development of the 9KE Plans is limited.

Objective

Local land and water conservation departments will prepare two 9KE Plans that are consistent with the Lower Fox River TMDL for the Lower East River and Bower Creek subwatersheds. Both of the sub-watersheds contain both an urban portion and rural portion. The project will involve collecting inventory data from the field for nonpoint source pollution control, as well as collecting and utilizing existing data to develop the 9KE Plans. The 9KE Plans when completed, will be sent to EPA’s Nonpoint Source Program (Section 319 of Clean Water Act) staff for review and approval. Once approved, the goal is to utilize the plan to obtain funding for and guide project implementation.

QA Measures

Run Project Summary Report

Great Lakes Restoration Initiative
Habitat
GL00E02288_LGB1702_9KEPlan
2017
Active
 
Reports and Documents
White Paper Adaptive Management in the Lower Fox River Basin