SAUK COUNTY: Otter Creek Restoration

Purpose

Cost-share efforts by private landowners within the Otter Creek drainage basin to address agricultural nonpoint sources of pollution through the installation of Best Management Practices (BMPs) addressing sediment and nutrient loading and to address violations of the NR 151 Agricultural Performance Standards and Prohibitions relating to: erosion, tillage setback, manure storage facilities-new/significant alterations, manure storage facilities-closure, manure storage facilities-existing failing/leaking, process wastewater handling, clean water diversions, nutrient management, prevention of overflow from manure storage facilities, prevention of unconfined manure piles in water quality management areas, prevention of direct runoff from a feedlot or stored manure into waters of the state, and prevention of unlimited livestock access to waters of the state.

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NPS Grant
Targeted Runoff - Rural Construction
L/LW12-56000-13
2013
Complete
 
Reports and Documents
Otter Creek Restoration Extension Request
 
Activities & Recommendations
Grant Awarded
This project is an installation of nonpoint source best management practices to contribute to the restoration of Wisconsin´┐Żs waters and was funded by the 319 grant. Specifically, the grantee will cost-share efforts by private landowners within the Otter Creek drainage basin to address agricultural nonpoint sources of pollution through the installation of Best Management Practices (BMPs) addressing sediment and nutrient loading.
Best Management Practices, Implement
This project is an installation of nonpoint source best management practices to contribute to the restoration of Wisconsin's waters and was funded by the 319 grant. Specifically, the grantee will cost-share efforts by private landowners within the Otter Creek drainage basin to address agricultural nonpoint sources of pollution through the installation of Best Management Practices (BMPs) addressing sediment and nutrient loading.
 
Watershed