Minnesota River Basin Report

Minnesota River Basin Report
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Southern Minnesota River Basin Commission
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The Minnesota River Basin Report was created in response to growing problems within the Minnesota River Basin. These problems included erosion, pollution and flooding. It was determined that the study needed to: Identify the present and projected water and related land resources problems and needs. Quantify and qualify the data collected. Identify project opportunities for development based on urgency of need. To address these criteria the Minnesota Basin Report contained the following: Environmental setting and basin resources. Economic development and projections. Land and water resources problems and needs. Existing projects and programs. Alternatives considered. The basin plan (recommendations). Opportunities of USDA programs and the need for future development programs.
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