Reports and Publications

Fecal Coliform TMDL Assessment for High Island Creek and Rush River

Matteson, Scott

The High Island Creek and Rush River watersheds are located in the Lower Minnesota River watershed, in south central Minnesota.  The 2008 303(d) impaired waters lists developed by the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) inlucdes reaches of High Island Creek and Rush River.  Water quality monitoring indicates these stream reaches fail to meet the standard for human contact due to excessive amounts of fecal coliform bacteria.  The Minnesota State Unversity, Mankato Water Resources Center prepared a Total Maximum Daily Load (TMDL) report documenting the impairments. 

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Minnesota River Basin Reconnaissance Study

US Army Corps of Engineers St Paul District

The purpose of this reconnaissance study is to evaluate the potential for Federal interest in implementing solutions to flooding, navigation, low flow augmentation, recreation, ecosystem restoration, and other related water resource problems and opportunities in the Minnesota River Basin (MRB) in Minnesota, South Dakota, North Dakota, and Iowa. 

Ravine, Bluff, Streambank (RBS) Erosion Study for the Minnesota River Basin

University of Minnesota Department of Bioproducts & Biosystems Engineering (BBE) and Department of Soil, Water & Climate

Report on the Minnesota River for the 1963 Legislature

Minnesota River Recreation Development Association

The Minnesota River Recreation Development Association issues the “Report on the Minnesota River for the 1963 Legislature.”  This report provides a historical timeline, work accomplished to make the river more useful for transportation, geographic data, maps and additional information.

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