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  • Aitkin County Soil & Water Conservation District
    Preserving Water Quality in the Mille Lacs Lake Watershed
       Clean Water Funds: $73,543
       Funds Leveraged: $41,391
       Project Cost: $114,934
       View the Report
  • Aitkin County Soil & Water Conservation District
    Water Quality Improvements for the Big Sandy Lake Watershed
       Clean Water Funds: $33,900
       Funds Leveraged: $29,690
       Project Cost: $63,590
       View the Report
  • Bassett Creek Watershed Management Commission
    Bassett Creek and Plymouth Creek Stabilization Projects
       Clean Water Funds: $360,000
       Funds Leveraged: $1,601,300
       Project Cost: $1,961,300
       View the Report
  • Benton SWCD
    Management of Irrigation Water and Animal Waste
       Clean Water Funds: $16,500
       Funds Leveraged: $7,500
       Project Cost: $24,000
       View the Report
  • Blue Earth County Soil & Water Conservation District
    Channel management in the LeSueur River
       Clean Water Funds: $246,750
       Funds Leveraged: $61,688
       Project Cost: $308,438
       View the Report
  • Brown's Creek Watershed District
    Stillwater Country Club Water Quality Improvement Project
       Clean Water Funds: $62,000
       Funds Leveraged: $58,662
       Project Cost: $120,662
       View the Report
  • Capitol Region Watershed District
    Green Infrastructure for the Central Corridor Light Rail Transit Project
       Clean Water Funds: $665,000
       Funds Leveraged: $4,449,865
       Project Cost: $5,114,865
       View the Report
  • City of Savage
    Utica Ravine Stabilization
       Clean Water Funds: $130,000
       Funds Leveraged: $86,636
       Project Cost: $216,636
       View the Report
  • Clearwater River Watershed District
    Reducing Phosphorus Loads to Lake Betsy by Protecting Willow Creek
       Clean Water Funds: $70,900
       Funds Leveraged: $118,650
       Project Cost: $189,550
       View the Report
  • Crow Wing Soil & Water Conservation District
    Project Recharge! Restoring Natural Hydrology to Crow Wing County Urban Communities
       Clean Water Funds: $180,000
       Funds Leveraged: $45,000
       Project Cost: $225,000
       View the Report
  • Dakota County Soil & Water Conservation District
    Dakota County Stormwater Retrofit Partnership
       Clean Water Funds: $150,000
       Funds Leveraged: $57,846
       Project Cost: $207,846
       View the Report
  • Goodhue County Soil & Water Conservation District
    The Minneola Project
       Clean Water Funds: $105,450
       Funds Leveraged: $27,750
       Project Cost: $126,906
       View the Report
  • Grass Lake Watershed Management Organization
    Aladdin Street Bio-Infiltration Basin Retrofit Installation
       Clean Water Funds: $32,000
       Funds Leveraged: $10,500
       Project Cost: $42,500
       View the Report
  • Greater Blue Earth River Basin Alliance
    Slowing Erosion in the Greater Blue Earth River Basin
       Clean Water Funds: $243,250
       Funds Leveraged: $61,000
       Project Cost: $304,250
       View the Report
  • Gun Club Lake Watershed Management Organization
    Schwanz Lake Direct-Drainage Runoff-Reduction Project
       Clean Water Funds: $90,000
       Funds Leveraged: $97,600
       Project Cost: $187,600
       View the Report
  • Lincoln Soil & Water Conservation District
    Yellow Medicine Major Watershed
       Clean Water Funds: $90,125
       Funds Leveraged: $67,210
       Project Cost: $157,335
       View the Report
  • Mille Lacs Soil & Water Conservation District
    Nutrient and Manure Management and Shoreline Restoration in the Rum River Watershed
       Clean Water Funds: $68,950
       Funds Leveraged: $44,787
       Project Cost: $113,737
       View the Report
  • Minnehaha Creek Watershed District
    Go Blue! Diamond Lake Community Makeover
       Clean Water Funds: $224,224
       Funds Leveraged: $374,100
       Project Cost: $598,324
       View the Report
  • Nine Mile Creek Watershed District
    Nine Mile Creek Stabilization and Habitat Restoration
       Clean Water Funds: $136,000
       Funds Leveraged: $2,000,000
       Project Cost: $2,136,000
       View the Report
  • Nobles Soil & Water Conservation District
    Kanaranzi-Little Rock Watershed District Stimulus Project Completion
       Clean Water Funds: $178,930
       Funds Leveraged: $509,254
       Project Cost: $688,184
       View the Report
  • North Cannon River Watershed Management Organization
    North Cannon River Watershed Runoff Reduction
       Clean Water Funds: $150,000
       Funds Leveraged: $67,000
       Project Cost: $217,000
       View the Report
  • Pelican River Watershed District
    Rice Lake Nutrient Reduction and Habitat Improvement
       Clean Water Funds: $250,000
       Funds Leveraged: $2,526,000
       Project Cost: $2,776,000
       View the Report
  • Pennington Soil & Water Conservation District
    Erickson Group Streambank Stabilization
       Clean Water Funds: $77,600
       Funds Leveraged: $19,400
       Project Cost: $97,000
       View the Report
  • Pope Soil & Water Conservation District
    Glenwood Dairyland Basin Stormwater Mitigation Project
       Clean Water Funds: $209,179
       Funds Leveraged: $55,298
       Project Cost: $264,477
       View the Report
  • Ramsey-Washington Metro Watershed District
    Maplewood Mall Stormwater Infiltration Retrofit
       Clean Water Funds: $500,000
       Funds Leveraged: $700,000
       Project Cost: $1,200,000
       View the Report
  • Redwood Cottonwood Rivers Control Area JPB
    SWCD's Incentives and BMPs in the Redwood and Cottonwood Watersheds
       Clean Water Funds: $75,000
       Funds Leveraged: $51,271
       Project Cost: $126,271
       View the Report
  • Rice Soil & Water Conservation District
    Buffer strips in the Cannon River Watershed
       Clean Water Funds: $150,000
       Funds Leveraged: $150,000
       Project Cost: $300,000
       View the Report
  • Rock LMO/Soil & Water Conservation District
    Rock River Streambank Stabilization & Turbidity Reduction
       Clean Water Funds: $25,000
       Funds Leveraged: $52,903
       Project Cost: $77,903
       View the Report
  • Scott County Watershed Management Organization
    Restoring Upper Porter and Picha Creeks
       Clean Water Funds: $371,000
       Funds Leveraged: $259,000
       Project Cost: $630,000
       View the Report
  • Scott County Watershed Management Organization
    Runoff Reduction Using Native Grasses
       Clean Water Funds: $80,553
       Funds Leveraged: $41,222
       Project Cost: $121,775
       View the Report
  • Sherburne Soil & Water Conservation District
    Sherburne SWCD Land Treatment
       Clean Water Funds: $81,600
       Funds Leveraged: $40,290
       Project Cost: $121,890
       View the Report
  • Shingle Creek Watershed Management Commission
    New Hope 45th Avenue Pond Improvements
       Clean Water Funds: $160,000
       Funds Leveraged: $175,000
       Project Cost: $335,000
       View the Report
  • Shingle Creek Watershed Management Commission
    Shingle Creek Restoration
       Clean Water Funds: $105,237
       Funds Leveraged: $405,000
       Project Cost: $510,237
       View the Report
  • Snake River Watershed Managment Board
    Snake River Watershed Nutrient and Sediment Reduction
       Clean Water Funds: $133,083
       Funds Leveraged: $52,900
       Project Cost: $185,983
       View the Report
  • South St. Louis Soil & Water Conservation District
    Knife River Sediment Reduction BMP Implementation
       Clean Water Funds: $72,690
       Funds Leveraged: $18,173
       Project Cost: $90,863
       View the Report
  • Stearns County Soil & Water Conservation District
    Enhanced Shoreline Restoration, Infiltration and Protection
       Clean Water Funds: $250,000
       Funds Leveraged: $203,180
       Project Cost: $453,180
       View the Report
  • Stearns County Soil & Water Conservation District
    Watershed Based Infiltration for Middle Spunk Lake
       Clean Water Funds: $149,704
       Funds Leveraged: $42,925
       Project Cost: $192,629
       View the Report
  • Stevens SWCD
    Stevens County Water Quality Initiative
       Clean Water Funds: $84,000
       Funds Leveraged: $1,410,000
       Project Cost: $1,494,000
       View the Report
  • Wild Rice Watershed District
    Lower Wild Rice River (LWRR) Turbidity Project
       Clean Water Funds: $175,000
       Funds Leveraged: $71,550
       Project Cost: $246,550
       View the Report
  • Wilkin Soil & Water Conservation District
    Whiskey Creek Water Quality Improvment/Sediment Reduction Project
       Clean Water Funds: $256,410
       Funds Leveraged: $119,500
       Project Cost: $375,910
       View the Report

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  • Carver SWCD
    Carver County Drainage Ditch 4A Sediment Pond
       Clean Water Funds: $40,000
       Funds Leveraged: $10,000
       Project Cost: $50,000
       View the Report
  • Greater Blue Earth River Basin Alliance
    Cobb River Ditch Conservation Drainage
       Clean Water Funds: $39,798
       Funds Leveraged: $10,000
       Project Cost: $49,798
       View the Report
  • Middle Fork Crow River Watershed District
    Conservation Drainage in the Middle Fork Crow River Watershed
       Clean Water Funds: $15,602
       Funds Leveraged: $6,000
       Project Cost: $21,602
       View the Report
  • Mower SWCD
    Root River Conservation Drainage Integrated Whole Farm Designs
       Clean Water Funds: $71,600
       Funds Leveraged: $43,000
       Project Cost: $114,600
       View the Report
  • North Fork Crow River Watershed District
    Flood Damage Reduction in Judicial Ditch 1 Watershed
       Clean Water Funds: $33,000
       Funds Leveraged: $11,000
       Project Cost: $43,000
       View the Report

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  • Minnesota Board of Water and Soil Resources
    Little Nokasippi River Wildlife Management Area
       Funds Leveraged: $1,371,000
       Project Cost: $2,752,000
       View the Report
  • Minnesota Board of Water and Soil Resources
    Reinvest in Minnesota Wetlands Reserve Program Acquisition and Restoration, Phase 2
       Funds Leveraged: $9,653,381
       Project Cost: $16,548,381
       View the Report
  • Minnesota Board of Water and Soil Resources
    Riparian Buffer Easement Program
       Clean Water Funds: $3,250,000
       View the Report
  • Minnesota Board of Water and Soil Resources
    Wellhead Protection Conservation Easement Program
       Clean Water Funds: $1,000,000
       View the Report

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  • Aitkin SWCD
    Cedar and Farm Island Lakes, Reversing the Downward Trend
       Clean Water Funds: $108,011
       Funds Leveraged: $36,000
       Project Cost: $144,011
       View the Report
  • Bassett Creek Watershed Management Commission
    Wirth Lake Outlet Modifications
       Clean Water Funds: $75,000
       Funds Leveraged: $175,000
       Project Cost: $250,000
       View the Report
  • Becker SWCD
    Campbell Creek Phosphorus and Sedimentation Reduction
       Clean Water Funds: $57,653
       Funds Leveraged: $42,849
       Project Cost: $100,502
       View the Report
  • Benton Soil & Water Conservation District
    Restoring Trout to Little Rock Creek
       Clean Water Funds: $84,211
       Funds Leveraged: $22,000
       Project Cost: $106,211
       View the Report
  • Blue Earth County
    Blue Earth County Buffers
       Clean Water Funds: $136,842
       Funds Leveraged: $53,000
       Project Cost: $189,842
       View the Report
  • Blue Earth County SWCD
    Blue Earth County Ravine and Stream Stabilization
       Clean Water Funds: $57,895
       Funds Leveraged: $75,000
       Project Cost: $132,895
       View the Report
  • Bois de Sioux Watershed District
    Mustinka River Turbidity TMDL Implementation
       Clean Water Funds: $130,106
       Funds Leveraged: $351,122
       Project Cost: $481,228
       View the Report
  • Brown's Creek Watershed District
    Brown's Creek Thermal Load Reduction
       Clean Water Funds: $210,000
       Funds Leveraged: $110,000
       Project Cost: $320,000
       View the Report
  • Buffalo-Red River Watershed District
    Continuation of Hay Creek/Stinking Lake Sediment Reduction
       Clean Water Funds: $105,408
       Funds Leveraged: $80,320
       Project Cost: $185,728
       View the Report
  • Buffalo-Red River Watershed District
    Upper South Branch BMP Strategic Implementation
       Clean Water Funds: $135,363
       Funds Leveraged: $33,841
       Project Cost: $169,204
       View the Report
  • Buffalo-Red River Watershed District
    Wolverton Creek Restoration
       Clean Water Funds: $253,229
       Funds Leveraged: $88,400
       Project Cost: $341,629
       View the Report
  • Carlton SWCD
    Sediment Reduction by Failing Structure Removal on Designated Trout Stream
       Clean Water Funds: $119,522
       Funds Leveraged: $116,500
       Project Cost: $236,022
       View the Report
  • Carver County WMO
    Carver County Fecal Coliform Implementation IV
       Clean Water Funds: $178,571
       Funds Leveraged: $46,000
       Project Cost: $224,571
       View the Report
  • Carver County WMO
    Reitz Lake Restoration
       Clean Water Funds: $127,551
       Funds Leveraged: $39,000
       Project Cost: $166,551
       View the Report
  • Cass SWCD
    Cass County Water Quality Enhancement and Shoreline Protection
       Clean Water Funds: $77,862
       Funds Leveraged: $22,435
       Project Cost: $100,297
       View the Report
  • Cedar River Watershed District
    Dobbins Creek Watershed Restoration
       Clean Water Funds: $163,596
       Funds Leveraged: $3,000
       Project Cost: $166,596
       View the Report
  • Chisago Soil & Water Conservation District
    Chisago Chain of Lakes Retrofit
       Clean Water Funds: $230,526
       Funds Leveraged: $60,000
       Project Cost: $290,526
       View the Report
  • Chisago Soil & Water Conservation District
    Stabilizing Erosion Areas Draining to the Sunrise and St. Croix Rivers
       Clean Water Funds: $89,474
       Funds Leveraged: $22,500
       Project Cost: $111,974
       View the Report
  • Chisago Soil & Water Conservation District
    St. Croix River Escarpment Gully Inventory and Outreach
       Clean Water Funds: $31,579
       Funds Leveraged: $8,000
       Project Cost: $39,579
       View the Report
  • Chisago Soil & Water Conservation District
    Water-Smart Schools and Libraries
       Clean Water Funds: $37,895
       Funds Leveraged: $9,500
       Project Cost: $47,395
       View the Report
  • City of Orono
    Stubbs Bay Ravine Stabilization
       Clean Water Funds: $183,684
       Funds Leveraged: $45,921
       Project Cost: $229,605
       View the Report
  • City of St. Louis Park
    Minnehaha Creek Stream Meander
       Clean Water Funds: $300,000
       Funds Leveraged: $1,095,000
       Project Cost: $1,395,000
       View the Report
  • Crow Wing SWCD
    Catch, Clean, Circulate Stormwater Management for Gull and Trout Lakesheds
       Clean Water Funds: $136,300
       Funds Leveraged: $54,000
       Project Cost: $190,300
       View the Report
  • East Otter Tail Soil & Water Conservation District
    East Otter Tail Groundwater Protection
       Clean Water Funds: $87,371
       Funds Leveraged: $29,125
       Project Cost: $116,496
       View the Report
  • East Polk Soil & Water Conservation District
    Sand Hill River Erosion Area
       Clean Water Funds: $281,053
       Funds Leveraged: $116,750
       Project Cost: $397,803
       View the Report
  • Elk River Watershed Association
    Elk River Watershed Pollution Reduction
       Clean Water Funds: $149,104
       Funds Leveraged: $39,370
       Project Cost: $188,474
       View the Report
  • Fillmore Soil & Water Conservation District
    Grazing Management Initiative for the Root and Whitewater Rivers
       Clean Water Funds: $126,316
       Funds Leveraged: $105,540
       Project Cost: $231,856
       View the Report
  • Greater Blue Earth River Basin Alliance
    Clean Water for the Blue Earth River Basin
       Clean Water Funds: $242,075
       Funds Leveraged: $358,001
       Project Cost: $600,076
       View the Report
  • Greater Blue Earth River Basin Alliance
    The Greater Blue Earth River Basin Alliance Agricultural Shoreland Initiative
       Clean Water Funds: $100,000
       Funds Leveraged: $407,500
       Project Cost: $507,500
       View the Report
  • Isanti County Zoning
    Isanti County Native Grass/Stormwater BMP Demonstration Project
       Clean Water Funds: $65,924
       Funds Leveraged: $87,898
       Project Cost: $153,822
       View the Report
  • Kittson Soil and Water Conservation District
    Lake Bronson Watershed Runoff Reduction
       Clean Water Funds: $100,000
       Funds Leveraged: $25,000
       Project Cost: $125,000
       View the Report
  • Lake of the Woods Soil and Water Conservation District
    Protection of Bostic and Zippel Bays
       Clean Water Funds: $52,105
       Funds Leveraged: $25,500
       Project Cost: $77,605
       View the Report
  • Lincoln Soil & Water Conservation District
    Verdi Wellhead Protection Area
       Clean Water Funds: $184,210
       Funds Leveraged: $47,500
       Project Cost: $231,710
       View the Report
  • Middle St. Croix Watershed Management Organization
    Lily Lake Stormwater Retrofit
       Clean Water Funds: $43,400
       Funds Leveraged: $10,850
       Project Cost: $54,250
       View the Report
  • Murray County
    Jackson-Cottonwood-Murray West Fork Des Moines River BMP Project
       Clean Water Funds: $83,064
       Funds Leveraged: $26,200
       Project Cost: $109,264
       View the Report
  • Nobles SWCD
    Lake Ocheda Shoreline Improvement
       Clean Water Funds: $162,105
       Funds Leveraged: $40,526
       Project Cost: $202,631
       View the Report
  • Olmsted Soil & Water Conservation District
    Oronoco Well Sealing
       Clean Water Funds: $114,446
       Funds Leveraged: $32,250
       Project Cost: $146,696
       View the Report
  • Pennington SWCD
    Halvorson Streambank Restoration
       Clean Water Funds: $34,375
       Funds Leveraged: $8,593
       Project Cost: $42,968
       View the Report
  • Pennington SWCD
    Judicial Ditch #30 & #18 Buffer Initiative
       Clean Water Funds: $93,844
       Funds Leveraged: $23,461
       Project Cost: $117,305
       View the Report
  • Pennington SWCD
    Ralph Engelstad Arena Raingarden
       Clean Water Funds: $88,681
       Funds Leveraged: $22,170
       Project Cost: $110,851
       View the Report
  • Pomme de Terre River Association Joint Powers Board
    Pomme de terre River Watershed Best Management Practices
       Clean Water Funds: $257,610
       Funds Leveraged: $1,104,452
       Project Cost: $1,344,594
       View the Report
  • Prior Lake-Spring Lake Watershed District
    Upper Prior Lake - Targeted Retrofits & Enhancements
       Clean Water Funds: $189,511
       Funds Leveraged: $61,964
       Project Cost: $251,475
       View the Report
  • Prior Lake-Spring Lake Watershed District
    Upper Watershed Volume Reduction
       Clean Water Funds: $195,600
       Funds Leveraged: $215,000
       Project Cost: $410,600
       View the Report
  • Ramsey Conservation District
    Protecting Ramsey County's Drinking Water Supply Management Areas
       Clean Water Funds: $128,625
       Funds Leveraged: $110,000
       Project Cost: $238,625
       View the Report
  • Ramsey-Washington Metro Watershed District
    North St. Paul Green Streets
       Clean Water Funds: $566,000
       Funds Leveraged: $500,000
       Project Cost: $1,066,000
       View the Report
  • Red Lake County Soil & Water Conservation District
    Erosion Control Projects in the Red Lake River Watershed
       Clean Water Funds: $102,895
       Funds Leveraged: $25,750
       Project Cost: $128,645
       View the Report
  • Red Lake County Soil & Water Conservation District
    Streambank & Shoreland Stabilization in the Clearwater River Watershed
       Clean Water Funds: $48,421
       Funds Leveraged: $12,125
       Project Cost: $60,546
       View the Report
  • Red Lake Watershed District
    Grade Stabilization above the Thief River
       Clean Water Funds: $187,974
       Funds Leveraged: $47,075
       Project Cost: $235,049
       View the Report
  • Red Lake Watershed District
    Grand Marais Creek Cut Channel Stabilization
       Clean Water Funds: $662,000
       Funds Leveraged: $308,000
       Project Cost: $893,552
       View the Report
  • Rock LMO/SWCD
    Rock River Turbidity and Fecal Coliform Reduction
       Clean Water Funds: $46,129
       Funds Leveraged: $35,632
       Project Cost: $81,761
       View the Report
  • Sauk River Watershed District
    Sauk River Runoff Reduction and Riparian Restoration
       Clean Water Funds: $435,289
       Funds Leveraged: $570,750
       Project Cost: $1,006,039
       View the Report
  • Sauk River Watershed District
    Technical Assistance for Sauk River Watershed-Mississippi River Basin Initiative
       Clean Water Funds: $168,421
       Funds Leveraged: $375,000
       Project Cost: $543,421
       View the Report
  • Scott County WMO
    Cedar Lake Shoreline Improvements
       Clean Water Funds: $15,000
       Funds Leveraged: $5,000
       Project Cost: $20,000
       View the Report
  • Scott County WMO
    Sand Creek & Prior Lake Spring Lake Wetland Restoration
       Clean Water Funds: $80,000
       Funds Leveraged: $23,285
       Project Cost: $103,285
       View the Report
  • SE SWCD Tech Support JPB
    Nutrient Management Along the Lower Mississippi River
       Clean Water Funds: $161,616
       Funds Leveraged: $90,404
       Project Cost: $252,020
       View the Report
  • South St. Louis Soil & Water Conservation District
    Miller Creek Urban Trout Stream Restoration
       Clean Water Funds: $154,893
       Funds Leveraged: $38,920
       Project Cost: $193,813
       View the Report
  • Todd Soil & Water Conservation District
    Swan River Headwaters Clean Water Fund
       Clean Water Funds: $203,158
       Funds Leveraged: $50,789
       Project Cost: $253,947
       View the Report
  • Washington Conservation District
    Armstrong Lake Restoration - Oakdale Library Retrofit
       Clean Water Funds: $48,270
       Funds Leveraged: $18,655
       Project Cost: $66,925
       View the Report
  • Washington Conservation District
    Powers Lake Retrofit
       Clean Water Funds: $37,632
       Funds Leveraged: $13,900
       Project Cost: $51,532
       View the Report
  • West Otter Tail Soil & Water Conservation District
    Drinking Water Supply Protection for Fergus Falls
       Clean Water Funds: $65,684
       Funds Leveraged: $1,789,050
       Project Cost: $1,854,734
       View the Report
  • Wilkin SWCD
    Lower Otter Tail River Sediment Reduction Project Phase IV
       Clean Water Funds: $196,842
       Funds Leveraged: $157,000
       Project Cost: $353,842
       View the Report
  • Winona County
    Winona County Water Well Sealing
       Clean Water Funds: $30,000
       Funds Leveraged: $9,000
       Project Cost: $39,000
       View the Report

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  • Cottonwood & Jackson SWCDs
    Fish Lake Tile Outlet Mitigation Project
       Clean Water Funds: $255,900
       Funds Leveraged: $68,700
       Project Cost: $324,600
       View the Report
  • Dodge County
    Improving Woodchip Bioreactors for Agricultural Nitrate and Phosphorus Reduction
       Clean Water Funds: $19,225
       Funds Leveraged: $6,660
       Project Cost: $25,885
       View the Report
  • Red Lake SWCD
    Red Lake Watershed District Ditch 3 & 7 Project
       Clean Water Funds: $27,600
       Funds Leveraged: $6,900
       Project Cost: $34,500
       View the Report

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  • Minnesota Board of Water and Soil Resources
    Reinvest in Minnesota Wetlands Reserve Program Acquisition and Restoration, Phase 3
       Funds Leveraged: $20,800,000
       Project Cost: $33,800,000
       View the Report
  • Minnesota Board of Water and Soil Resources
    Riparian Buffer Easement Program
       Clean Water Funds: $3,690,000
       View the Report
  • Minnesota Board of Water and Soil Resources
    Wellhead Protection Conservation Easement Program
       Clean Water Funds: $1,300,000
       View the Report

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  • Anoka SWCD
    Oak Glen Creek Stablization
       Clean Water Funds: $339,700
       Funds Leveraged: $85,000
       Project Cost: $424,700
       View the Report
  • Bassett Creek Watershed Management Commission
    Stabilizing Bassett Creek
       Clean Water Funds: $217,500
       Funds Leveraged: $638,500
       Project Cost: $856,000
       View the Report
  • Becker Soil and Water Conservation District
    Buffalo-Red Watershed Sediment Reduction
       Clean Water Funds: $42,160
       Funds Leveraged: $35,823
       Project Cost: $77,983
       View the Report
  • Becker Soil and Water Conservation District
    Cormorant Chain of Lakes Sediment Reduction
       Clean Water Funds: $61,648
       Funds Leveraged: $15,412
       Project Cost: $77,060
       View the Report
  • Becker Soil and Water Conservation District
    Hay Creek/Stinking Lake Sediment Reduction Project -- Continuation
       Clean Water Funds: $16,395
       Funds Leveraged: $76,815
       Project Cost: $93,210
       View the Report
  • Benton Soil and Water Conservation District
    Little Rock Lake Phosphorus Reduction Project
       Clean Water Funds: $163,639
       Funds Leveraged: $40,516
       Project Cost: $204,155
       View the Report
  • Benton SWCD
    Little Rock Lake Phosphorus Reduction Through Feed Management Initiative
       Clean Water Funds: $55,410
       Funds Leveraged: $15,000
       Project Cost: $70,410
       View the Report
  • Blue Earth County and Watonwan County
    Greenprinting for Wetland Restoration and Mining Reclamation
       Clean Water Funds: $108,000
       Funds Leveraged: $30,000
       Project Cost: $138,000
       View the Report
  • Bois de Sioux Watershed District
    Mustinka River Restoration - Phase II
       Clean Water Funds: $333,200
       Funds Leveraged: $95,875
       Project Cost: $429,075
       View the Report
  • Brown's Creek Watershed District
    Installing an Iron-enhanced Sand Filter
       Clean Water Funds: $158,800
       Funds Leveraged: $52,500
       Project Cost: $211,300
       View the Report
  • Buffalo - Red River Watershed District
    Buffalo - Red River Watershed District BMP Strategic Plan
       Clean Water Funds: $57,818
       Funds Leveraged: $14,455
       Project Cost: $72,273
       View the Report
  • Capitol Region Watershed District
    Stabilization and Restoration of the Highland Ravine
       Clean Water Funds: $150,000
       Funds Leveraged: $50,000
       Project Cost: $200,000
       View the Report
  • Carlton SWCD
    Kettle River Watershed TMDL Phousphorous Reduction Project
       Clean Water Funds: $99,000
       Funds Leveraged: $24,750
       Project Cost: $123,750
       View the Report
  • Carver Soil and Water Conservation District
    Reducing nutrients to Hydes Lake
       Clean Water Funds: $63,350
       Funds Leveraged: $25,000
       Project Cost: $88,350
       View the Report
  • Cass County Environmental Services Department
    "Lake Sweep" SSTS compliance Inspections on Boy and Swift Lakes
       Clean Water Funds: $24,120
       Funds Leveraged: $6,500
       Project Cost: $30,620
       View the Report
  • Cass County Environmental Services Department
    Partnerships for Clean Water
       Clean Water Funds: $50,900
       Funds Leveraged: $12,725
       Project Cost: $63,625
       View the Report
  • Cedar River Watershed District
    Reducing Runoff in the Upper Cedar Watershed
       Clean Water Funds: $133,250
       Funds Leveraged: $33,320
       Project Cost: $166,570
       View the Report
  • Chisago Soil and Water Conservation District
    Improving the water quality of the Chisago County Chain of Lakes
       Clean Water Funds: $238,640
       Funds Leveraged: $65,000
       Project Cost: $303,640
       View the Report
  • Chisago Soil and Water Conservation District
    St. Croix River Gully Stabilization Implementation Program
       Clean Water Funds: $84,400
       Funds Leveraged: $25,000
       Project Cost: $109,400
       View the Report
  • City of Bloomington
    Green Streets for Blue Waters
       Clean Water Funds: $235,200
       Funds Leveraged: $73,155
       Project Cost: $308,355
       View the Report
  • City of Medina
    Loretto Creek Restoration
       Clean Water Funds: $334,450
       Funds Leveraged: $83,828
       Project Cost: $418,278
       View the Report
  • Clearwater River Watershed District
    Clearwater Lake Chain: Kimball Stormwater Partnership Phase II
       Clean Water Funds: $738,750
       Funds Leveraged: $246,250
       Project Cost: $985,000
       View the Report
  • Clearwater Soil and Water Conservation District
    It's All in the Timing: Expanding Lake Protection Screening Reports
       Clean Water Funds: $8,000
       Funds Leveraged: $1,990
       Project Cost: $9,990
       View the Report
  • Clearwater Soil and Water Conservation District
    Lost River Watershed Runoff Reduction
       Clean Water Funds: $32,260
       Funds Leveraged: $11,625
       Project Cost: $43,885
       View the Report
  • Comfort Lake Forest Lake Watershed District
    Developing Targeting Tools to Restore Drained Wetlands for Water Qaulity
       Clean Water Funds: $30,200
       Funds Leveraged: $30,400
       Project Cost: $60,600
       View the Report
  • Comfort Lake-Forest Lake Watershed District
    Greening the Big Box
       Clean Water Funds: $176,047
       Funds Leveraged: $70,419
       Project Cost: $246,466
       View the Report
  • Cook County Soil and Water Conservation District
    City of Grand Marais Stormwater Management Implementation
       Clean Water Funds: $34,978
       Funds Leveraged: $19,035
       Project Cost: $54,013
       View the Report
  • Crow Wing Soil and Water Conservation District
    Brainerd Lakes Community Mini Grant Program
       Clean Water Funds: $150,000
       Funds Leveraged: $38,000
       Project Cost: $188,000
       View the Report
  • Dakota County Soil and Water Conservation District
    Agricultural Conservation Partnership - Dakota County
       Clean Water Funds: $150,000
       Funds Leveraged: $50,000
       Project Cost: $200,000
       View the Report
  • Dakota County Soil and Water Conservation District
    Dakota County Community Partners in Conservation
       Clean Water Funds: $50,000
       Funds Leveraged: $12,500
       Project Cost: $62,500
       View the Report
  • Dakota County Soil and Water Conservation District
    Stormwater Retrofit Partnership
       Clean Water Funds: $300,000
       Funds Leveraged: $100,000
       Project Cost: $400,000
       View the Report
  • Douglas Soil and Water Conservation District
    Protecting Groundwater in the Long Prairie Watershed
       Clean Water Funds: $133,939
       Funds Leveraged: $44,463
       Project Cost: $178,402
       View the Report
  • Douglas Soil and Water Conservation District
    Protecting Lake Miltona
       Clean Water Funds: $13,050
       Funds Leveraged: $4,044
       Project Cost: $17,094
       View the Report
  • East Otter Tail Soil and Water Conservation District
    Lake Seven Watershed Exceptional Resource Protection
       Clean Water Funds: $86,310
       Funds Leveraged: $23,800
       Project Cost: $110,110
       View the Report
  • East Otter Tail Soil and Water Conservation District
    Otter Tail County Community Conservation Sub-grant Program
       Clean Water Funds: $150,000
       Funds Leveraged: $48,766
       Project Cost: $198,766
       View the Report
  • East Otter Tail Soil and Water Conservation District
    Protectng Groundwater in Otter Tail County
       Clean Water Funds: $130,650
       Funds Leveraged: $37,850
       Project Cost: $168,500
       View the Report
  • East Polk Soil and Water Conservation District
    Sand Hill River Erosion Area, Phase II
       Clean Water Funds: $251,680
       Funds Leveraged: $100,000
       Project Cost: $351,680
       View the Report
  • Faribault SWCD
    Creating a Web Based Drainage Management Tool in Faribault County
       Clean Water Funds: $41,344
       Funds Leveraged: $10,500
       Project Cost: $51,844
       View the Report
  • Faribault SWCD
    Developing Targeting Tools for the East Branch of the Blue Earth River
       Clean Water Funds: $37,574
       Funds Leveraged: $9,480
       Project Cost: $47,054
       View the Report
  • Greater Blue Earth River Basin Alliance
    Greater Blue Earth River Basin Clean Water Fund Positions
       Clean Water Funds: $150,430
       Funds Leveraged: $79,415
       Project Cost: $229,845
       View the Report
  • Kittson Soil and Water Conservation District
    Red River of the North Watershed Runoff Reduction
       Clean Water Funds: $75,000
       Funds Leveraged: $37,500
       Project Cost: $112,500
       View the Report
  • Lac qui Parle Soil and Water Conservation District
    Protecting Drinking Water Sources in Lac qui Parle County
       Clean Water Funds: $53,533
       Funds Leveraged: $14,875
       Project Cost: $68,408
       View the Report
  • Lac qui Parle SWCD & County Environmental Office
    Level 3 Feedlot Inventory for Lac qui Parle County
       Clean Water Funds: $30,894
       Funds Leveraged: $8,916
       Project Cost: $39,810
       View the Report
  • Lake County Soil and Water Conservation District
    Knife River Watershed Protection Project
       Clean Water Funds: $282,634
       Funds Leveraged: $94,212
       Project Cost: $376,846
       View the Report
  • Lake County Soil and Water Conservation District
    Stewart River Watershed Protection Project
       Clean Water Funds: $105,075
       Funds Leveraged: $35,025
       Project Cost: $140,100
       View the Report
  • Le Sueur County
    Gorman Lake Water Retention Basins
       Clean Water Funds: $21,100
       Funds Leveraged: $5,300
       Project Cost: $26,400
       View the Report
  • Marshall County Soil and Water Conservation District
    Agassiz Pool Accelerated Sediment Reduction
       Clean Water Funds: $178,750
       Funds Leveraged: $89,375
       Project Cost: $268,125
       View the Report
  • Martin Soil and Water Conservation District
    Engaging Citizens in Martin County
       Clean Water Funds: $79,179
       Funds Leveraged: $19,796
       Project Cost: $98,975
       View the Report
  • Metro Conservation Districts
    Metro Wide Subwatershed Stormwater Retrofit Analysis
       Clean Water Funds: $216,181
       Funds Leveraged: $91,000
       Project Cost: $307,181
       View the Report
  • Middle Fork Crow River Watershed District
    Imroving the Water Quality of Green Lake
       Clean Water Funds: $252,125
       Funds Leveraged: $66,175
       Project Cost: $318,300
       View the Report
  • Middle Fork Crow River Watershed District
    Stabalizing Shorelands and Stream Banks in the Middle Fork Crow River Watershed
       Clean Water Funds: $120,000
       Funds Leveraged: $41,313
       Project Cost: $161,313
       View the Report
  • Middle St. Croix Watershed Management Organization
    Lily Lake Stormwater Retrofit, Commercial Properties
       Clean Water Funds: $194,900
       Funds Leveraged: $49,500
       Project Cost: $244,400
       View the Report
  • Middle St. Croix Watershed Management Organization
    Lily Lake Stormwater Retrofit, Phase II
       Clean Water Funds: $45,525
       Funds Leveraged: $11,400
       Project Cost: $56,925
       View the Report
  • Middle St. Croix Watershed Management Organization
    McKusick Lake Stormwater Retrofit Project, Phase I
       Clean Water Funds: $37,925
       Funds Leveraged: $9,500
       Project Cost: $47,425
       View the Report
  • Mille Lacs Soil and Water Conservation District
    Protecting Highly Vulnerable Drinking Water in the City of Princeton
       Clean Water Funds: $55,129
       Funds Leveraged: $39,347
       Project Cost: $94,476
       View the Report
  • Mississippi Headwaters Board
    Prioritizing Conservation Implementation in the Mississippi Headwaters
       Clean Water Funds: $100,000
       Funds Leveraged: $35,000
       Project Cost: $135,000
       View the Report
  • Mower County
    Imminent Public Health Threat Inventory - Mower County, Phase III
       Clean Water Funds: $99,995
       Funds Leveraged: $25,000
       Project Cost: $124,995
       View the Report
  • Olmsted County
    Reducing Sediment in Cascade Creek
       Clean Water Funds: $575,540
       Funds Leveraged: $271,000
       Project Cost: $846,540
       View the Report
  • Olmsted Soil and Water Conservation District
    Targeting Conservation Practices to Reduce Sediment to the Whitewater and Zumbro Rivers
       Clean Water Funds: $59,298
       Funds Leveraged: $15,416
       Project Cost: $74,714
       View the Report
  • Pomme de Terre River Association
    Pomme de Terre River Watershed Best Management Practices - Phase II
       Clean Water Funds: $350,470
       Funds Leveraged: $169,671
       Project Cost: $520,141
       View the Report
  • Ramsey-Washington Metro Watershed District
    Maplewood Mall Stormwater Retrofit Phase 4
       Clean Water Funds: $625,000
       Funds Leveraged: $1,515,000
       Project Cost: $2,140,000
       View the Report
  • Red Lake County Soil and Water Conservation District
    Excelerated Erosion Control Projects in the Red Lake River Watershed
       Clean Water Funds: $120,000
       Funds Leveraged: $30,000
       Project Cost: $150,000
       View the Report
  • Red River Watershed Management Board
    Red River Basin Water Quality Decision Support Application (WQDSA)
       Clean Water Funds: $194,490
       Funds Leveraged: $49,500
       Project Cost: $243,990
       View the Report
  • Redwood County Soil and Water Conservation District
    Sub-watershed Targeting in the Cottonwood River
       Clean Water Funds: $363,957
       Funds Leveraged: $121,205
       Project Cost: $485,162
       View the Report
  • Renville SWCD
    Middle Minnesota River Watershed LiDAR BMP Inventory
       Clean Water Funds: $6,990
       Funds Leveraged: $2,000
       Project Cost: $8,990
       View the Report
  • Rice County Environmental Services
    Rice County Community Environmental Partnership Program
       Clean Water Funds: $31,200
       Funds Leveraged: $7,800
       Project Cost: $39,000
       View the Report
  • Rice Creek Watershed District and City of Hugo
    Stormwater Re-use in the Bald Eagle Lake Watershed
       Clean Water Funds: $497,100
       Funds Leveraged: $135,000
       Project Cost: $632,100
       View the Report
  • Scott Watershed Management Organization
    Using Native Grasses to Reduce Runoff - A Continuation
       Clean Water Funds: $34,500
       Funds Leveraged: $8,625
       Project Cost: $43,125
       View the Report
  • SE SWCD Tech Support JPB
    Nutrient Management in the Lower Mississippi River Basin
       Clean Water Funds: $309,800
       Funds Leveraged: $77,450
       Project Cost: $387,250
       View the Report
  • Southeast Minnesota Water Resources Board
    Southeast Minnesota Wastewater Initiative
       Clean Water Funds: $221,790
       Funds Leveraged: $63,000
       Project Cost: $284,790
       View the Report
  • South Washington Watershed District
    Improving Colby Lake
       Clean Water Funds: $156,645
       Funds Leveraged: $50,000
       Project Cost: $206,645
       View the Report
  • South Washington Watershed District
    Trout Brook Restoration
       Clean Water Funds: $82,510
       Funds Leveraged: $25,000
       Project Cost: $107,510
       View the Report
  • Steele County
    Owatonna Parks Rain Gardens
       Clean Water Funds: $36,650
       Funds Leveraged: $9,163
       Project Cost: $45,813
       View the Report
  • Todd County
    Todd County Systematic Lake Septic System Inventory
       Clean Water Funds: $291,890
       Funds Leveraged: $75,550
       Project Cost: $367,440
       View the Report
  • Two Rivers Watershed District
    Lake Bronson Watershed Runoff Reduction - Phase II
       Clean Water Funds: $100,000
       Funds Leveraged: $50,000
       Project Cost: $150,000
       View the Report
  • Vadnais Lake Area Water Management Organization
    Central Middle School Swale Restoration
       Clean Water Funds: $55,800
       Funds Leveraged: $18,600
       Project Cost: $74,400
       View the Report
  • Vadnais Lake Area Water Management Organization
    Community Blue: Vadnais Lake Area Watershed Management Organization Partner Conservation Program
       Clean Water Funds: $105,200
       Funds Leveraged: $35,100
       Project Cost: $140,300
       View the Report
  • Vermillion River Watershed Joint Powers Organization -Dakota County
    Preventing Erosion to the Mississippi River Gully
       Clean Water Funds: $244,000
       Funds Leveraged: $95,000
       Project Cost: $339,000
       View the Report
  • Wadena Soil and Water Conservation District
    Improving Water Quality Within the City of Wadena
       Clean Water Funds: $82,950
       Funds Leveraged: $20,887
       Project Cost: $103,837
       View the Report
  • Wadena Soil and Water Conservation District
    Reducing Nitrates in the Sand Plain Aquifers of Wadena County
       Clean Water Funds: $91,305
       Funds Leveraged: $23,000
       Project Cost: $114,305
       View the Report
  • Warroad River Watershed District
    Warroad River Sediment Source Assessment
       Clean Water Funds: $37,446
       Funds Leveraged: $17,500
       Project Cost: $54,946
       View the Report
  • Washington Conservation District
    St. Croix "Green" Marinas
       Clean Water Funds: $56,175
       Funds Leveraged: $14,100
       Project Cost: $70,275
       View the Report
  • Washington Conservation District
    West Washington County Green Churches
       Clean Water Funds: $150,000
       Funds Leveraged: $37,500
       Project Cost: $187,500
       View the Report
  • Wright Soil and Water Conservation District
    Crow River Channel Management
       Clean Water Funds: $66,580
       Funds Leveraged: $125,000
       Project Cost: $191,580
       View the Report

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  • Carver Soil and Water Conservation District
    Reducing Nutrients to Hydes Lake
       Clean Water Funds: $32,600
       Funds Leveraged: $25,000
       Project Cost: $57,600
       View the Report
  • Middle Fork Crow River Watershed District
    Improving Drainage Water Quality in the Middle Fork Crow River Watershed
       Clean Water Funds: $43,505
       Funds Leveraged: $16,779
       Project Cost: $60,284
       View the Report
  • Nicollet County Soil and Water Conservation District
    Using Conservation Drainage to Reduce Ravine Sedimentation in Seven Mile Creek
       Clean Water Funds: $86,500
       Funds Leveraged: $45,000
       Project Cost: $131,500
       View the Report
  • North Fork Crow River Watershed District
    Restoring Water Quality in Rice Lake
       Clean Water Funds: $34,110
       Funds Leveraged: $7,208
       Project Cost: $41,318
       View the Report
  • Red Lake County Soil and Water Conservation District
    Reducing Sedimentation in Red Lake Watershed District Ditch #3
       Clean Water Funds: $36,000
       Funds Leveraged: $9,000
       Project Cost: $45,000
       View the Report
  • Roseau River Watershed District
    Reducing Sedimentation in Roseau River Watershed Ditch #3
       Clean Water Funds: $48,250
       Funds Leveraged: $12,063
       Project Cost: $60,313
       View the Report
  • Wilkin Soil and Water Conservation District
    Improving the Water Quality along Connelly Ditch
       Clean Water Funds: $294,506
       Funds Leveraged: $240,500
       Project Cost: $535,006
       View the Report
  • Wright Soil and Water Conservation District
    Martha Lake Iron Enhanced Drainage System
       Clean Water Funds: $32,201
       Funds Leveraged: $8,500
       Project Cost: $40,701
       View the Report
  • Yellow Medicine Soil and Water Conservation District
    Improving water quality in the Yellow Medicine River
       Clean Water Funds: $30,595
       Funds Leveraged: $8,100
       Project Cost: $38,695
       View the Report

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  • Minnesota Board of Water and Soil Resources
    Riparian Buffer Easement Program, Phase 2 (FY 2012/2013)
       Clean Water Funds: $6,000,000
       Project Cost: $6,000,000
       View the Report
  • Minnesota Board of Water and Soil Resources
    Shallow Lake Shoreland Protection: Wild Rice Lakes
       Funds Leveraged: $20,000
       Project Cost: $1,911,000
       View the Report
  • Minnesota Board of Water and Soil Resources
    Wellhead Protection Conservation Easement Program, Phase 2 (FY 2012/2013)
       Clean Water Funds: $1,300,000
       Project Cost: $1,300,000
       View the Report

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Clean Water, Land and Legacy Competitive Projects

On December 14, 2011, the Minnesota Board of Water and Soil Resources approved the recommended funding for the following grant programs.

To learn more about each grant program, you may review the program descriptions.

Maps of Recipients
Clean Water Assistance
Accelerated Implementation Grants
Community Partners
Conservation Drainage
Livestock Waste Management
SSTS Abatement
MDH Well Sealing


Reinvest in Minnesota Projects

The Board of Water and Soil Resources' Reinvest in Minnesota Prgram will be implementing a Shallow Lake Shoreland Protection program, protecting approximately 700 acres of shallow wild rice lakeshore habitat.

Additionally, we are currently preparing for to take applications for the Reinvest in Minnesota - Minnesota Buffers for Wildlife and Water program. The program expects to protect about 1,156 acres of prairies through easment acquisition.

Read more about Shallow Lake Shoreland Protection: Wild Rice Lakes
Read more about Minnesota Buffers for Wildlife and Water

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  • Aitkin County Soil & Water Conservation District
    Aitkin County Partnerships for Clean Water
       Clean Water Funds: $35,475
       Funds Leveraged: $8,900
       Project Cost: $44,375
       View the Report
  • Becker Soil & Water Conservation District
    Buffalo-Red River Shallow Lakes Restoration Project
       Clean Water Funds: $398,800
       Funds Leveraged: $99,700
       Project Cost: $498,500
       View the Report
  • Benton SWCD
    Mayhew Lake Nutrient Management, Feedlot and Pasture Assessments
       Clean Water Funds: $79,276
       Funds Leveraged: $19,819
       Project Cost: $99,095
       View the Report
  • Blue Earth County
    Blue Earth County Well Sealing
       Clean Water Funds: $30,000
       Funds Leveraged: $30,000
       Project Cost: $60,000
       View the Report
  • Bois de Sioux Watershed District
    Mustinka River TMDL Advanced Turbidity Reduction Project
       Clean Water Funds: $258,280
       Funds Leveraged: $71,400
       Project Cost: $329,680
       View the Report
  • Brown's Creek Watershed District
    Brown's Creek Restoration
       Clean Water Funds: $72,500
       Funds Leveraged: $27,000
       Project Cost: $99,500
       View the Report
  • Brown's Creek Watershed District
    Brown's Creek Restoration - Retrofitting Neal Ave Neighborhood
       Clean Water Funds: $45,000
       Funds Leveraged: $20,000
       Project Cost: $65,000
       View the Report
  • Buffalo-Red River Watershed District
    Upper South Branch BMP Strategic Implementation Plan - Part 2
       Clean Water Funds: $336,860
       Funds Leveraged: $84,250
       Project Cost: $421,110
       View the Report
  • Cass County Environmental Services
    Cost Effective Stormwater Control in Cass County
       Clean Water Funds: $59,800
       Funds Leveraged: $14,950
       Project Cost: $74,750
       View the Report
  • Cass County Environmental Services
    East and West Sylvan Township Septic Sweep Compliance Inspections
       Clean Water Funds: $40,680
       Funds Leveraged: $12,500
       Project Cost: $53,180
       View the Report
  • Chisago SWCD
    Pleasant Hill Park Stormwater Retrofit
       Clean Water Funds: $68,483
       Funds Leveraged: $50,000
       Project Cost: $118,483
       View the Report
  • City of Apple Valley
    Phosphorus Reduction Enhancements
       Clean Water Funds: $158,214
       Funds Leveraged: $55,000
       Project Cost: $213,214
       View the Report
  • City of Chanhassen
    Ravine #2 Stabilization Project
       Clean Water Funds: $155,474
       Funds Leveraged: $75,000
       Project Cost: $230,474
       View the Report
  • City of Chaska
    Birdie Lane East Ravine Improvements
       Clean Water Funds: $49,098
       Funds Leveraged: $97,250
       Project Cost: $146,348
       View the Report
  • City of Eden Prairie
    Staring Lake Restoration
       Clean Water Funds: $53,025
       Funds Leveraged: $25,000
       Project Cost: $78,025
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  • City of Plymouth
    The 400 Project
       Clean Water Funds: $363,750
       Funds Leveraged: $100,000
       Project Cost: $463,750
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  • City of Roseville
    Evergreen Park Drainage and Water Quality Improvements
       Clean Water Funds: $359,100
       Funds Leveraged: $90,000
       Project Cost: $449,100
       View the Report
  • Clearwater River Watershed District
    Cedar Lake Watershed Protection and Improvement Project
       Clean Water Funds: $277,900
       Funds Leveraged: $276,300
       Project Cost: $554,200
       View the Report
  • Clearwater SWCD
    Protecting the Clearwater River Watershed
       Clean Water Funds: $119,089
       Funds Leveraged: $36,581
       Project Cost: $155,670
       View the Report
  • Cook County Soil and Water Conservation District
    Lake Superior Basin Stormwater Management
       Clean Water Funds: $149,855
       Funds Leveraged: $37,500
       Project Cost: $187,355
       View the Report
  • Cook County Soil and Water Conservation District
    Targeting nutrient loading reduction from prioritized shoreline SSTS inspections
       Clean Water Funds: $126,125
       Funds Leveraged: $96,289.94
       Project Cost: $222,414.94
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  • Cormorant Lakes Watershed District
    Cormorant Lakes Prioritized Erosion and Sediment Reduction
       Clean Water Funds: $142,900
       Funds Leveraged: $35,725
       Project Cost: $178,625
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  • Crow Wing Soil and Water Conservation District
    Brainerd Community Mississippi Revitalization
       Clean Water Funds: $329,750
       Funds Leveraged: $85,000
       Project Cost: $414,750
       View the Report
  • Dakota County Soil and Water Conservation District
    Dakota County Clean Water Community Initiative
       Clean Water Funds: $100,000
       Funds Leveraged: $25,000
       Project Cost: $125,000
       View the Report
  • Dakota County Soil and Water Conservation District
    Dakota County Clean Water Retrofit Partnership
       Clean Water Funds: $300,000
       Funds Leveraged: $80,000
       Project Cost: $380,000
       View the Report
  • Douglas Soil and Water Conservation District
    Partners for Clean Water-Douglas County Conservation Grant Program
       Clean Water Funds: $54,735
       Funds Leveraged: $13,752
       Project Cost: $68,487
       View the Report
  • East Otter Tail Soil and Water Conservation District
    Otter Tail County Community Partners
       Clean Water Funds: $150,000
       Funds Leveraged: $39,375
       Project Cost: $189,375
       View the Report
  • East Otter Tail Soil and Water Conservation District
    Otter Tail County Lake Assessments Phase II
       Clean Water Funds: $42,400
       Funds Leveraged: $12,400
       Project Cost: $54,800
       View the Report
  • Faribault SWCD
    Faribault County Stormwater Mini Grant Program
       Clean Water Funds: $37,500
       Funds Leveraged: $10,000
       Project Cost: $47,500
       View the Report
  • Fillmore SWCD
    Fillmore County Community Partners
       Clean Water Funds: $45,240
       Funds Leveraged: $17,750
       Project Cost: $62,990
       View the Report
  • Hubbard SWCD
    Hubbard County Community Partners Conservation Program
       Clean Water Funds: $100,000
       Funds Leveraged: $25,000
       Project Cost: $125,000
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  • Lac qui Parle-Yellow Bank Watershed District
    Lac qui Parle Yellow Bank Watershed Terrain Analysis
       Clean Water Funds: $66,572
       Funds Leveraged: $16,643
       Project Cost: $83,215
       View the Report
  • Lincoln SWCD
    Lake Shaokatan and Yellow Medicine Sub-Watersheds Implementation Project
       Clean Water Funds: $197,473.30
       Funds Leveraged: $166,875
       Project Cost: $364,348.30
       View the Report
  • Lower Minnesota River Watershed District
    Bluff Ravine Stabilization at Seminary Fen
       Clean Water Funds: $220,800
       Funds Leveraged: $75,000
       Project Cost: $295,800
       View the Report
  • Martin SWCD
    New Ways to Think About Streams and Floodplains
       Clean Water Funds: $314,750
       Funds Leveraged: $83,500
       Project Cost: $398,250
       View the Report
  • Middle St. Croix WMO
    Quixote Avenue Retrofit
       Clean Water Funds: $75,670
       Funds Leveraged: $25,000
       Project Cost: $100,670
       View the Report
  • Mille Lacs SWCD
    Accelerated Outreach to Agricultural Producers
       Clean Water Funds: $257,120
       Funds Leveraged: $110,000
       Project Cost: $367,120
       View the Report
  • Minnehaha Creek Watershed District
    Master Water Stewards
       Clean Water Funds: $321,945
       Funds Leveraged: $186,900
       Project Cost: $508,845
       View the Report
  • Morrison Soil and Water Conservation District
    Fletcher Creek and Mississippi River Shoreline Restoration and Runoff Abatement.
       Clean Water Funds: $18,575
       Funds Leveraged: $10,000
       Project Cost: $28,575
       View the Report
  • Morrison Soil and Water Conservation District
    Morrison County SSTS Compliance Ordinance Pilot Implementation - Fish Trap Lake
       Clean Water Funds: $71,250
       Funds Leveraged: $18,000
       Project Cost: $89,250
       View the Report
  • Mower Soil and Water Conservation District
    Upper Iowa River Upland Restoration
       Clean Water Funds: $42,500
       Funds Leveraged: $35,500
       Project Cost: $78,000
       View the Report
  • Nicollet SWCD
    Seven Mile Creek Watershed Riparian Enhancements for Water Quality
       Clean Water Funds: $683,950
       Funds Leveraged: $170,987.50
       Project Cost: $854,937.50
       View the Report
  • Nobles SWCD
    Nobles County Erosion Control Practices
       Clean Water Funds: $285,507.72
       Funds Leveraged: $81,992.33
       Project Cost: $367,500.05
       View the Report
  • North Fork Crow River Watershed District
    North Fork Crow River Watershed District Water Retention and Wetland Restoration
       Clean Water Funds: $149,543
       Funds Leveraged: $37,385.75
       Project Cost: $186,928.75
       View the Report
  • Pine Soil and Water Conservation District
    St. Croix River Community Low Impact Development
       Clean Water Funds: $35,000
       Funds Leveraged: $14,100
       Project Cost: $49,100
       View the Report
  • Pine SWCD
    City of Sturgeon Lake Wellhead Protection Plan Implementation Project
       Clean Water Funds: $115,000
       Funds Leveraged: $28,750
       Project Cost: $143,750
       View the Report
  • Pomme de Terre River Association
    Pomme de Terre River Watershed 2013 BMP Implementation Initiative
       Clean Water Funds: $480,228
       Funds Leveraged: $149,617
       Project Cost: $629,845
       View the Report
  • Pope Soil and Water Conservation District
    Ravine Inventory and Preliminary Design for Lake Minnewaska's South Shore
       Clean Water Funds: $30,350
       Funds Leveraged: $7,587.50
       Project Cost: $37,937.50
       View the Report
  • Ramsey Conservation District
    Lambert Creek Stream Bank and Buffer Restoration Project
       Clean Water Funds: $57,420
       Funds Leveraged: $15,000
       Project Cost: $72,420
       View the Report
  • Ramsey Conservation District
    Ramsey County Community Partners
       Clean Water Funds: $150,000
       Funds Leveraged: $50,000
       Project Cost: $200,000
       View the Report
  • Ramsey-Washington Metro Watershed District
    Targeting Faith Organizations for Water Quality Improvement
       Clean Water Funds: $150,000
       Funds Leveraged: $37,500
       Project Cost: $187,500
       View the Report
  • Red Lake County SWCD
    Stormwater Runoff Improvement along the Clearwater River
       Clean Water Funds: $40,400
       Funds Leveraged: $10,150
       Project Cost: $50,550
       View the Report
  • Redwood-Cottonwood Rivers Control Area (RCRCA)
    Redwood-Cottonwood River Sediment and Nutrient Reduction
       Clean Water Funds: $560,000
       Funds Leveraged: $493,999.98
       Project Cost: $1,053,999.98
       View the Report
  • Redwood-Cottonwood Rivers Control Area (RCRCA)
    Redwood-Cottonwood River Watersheds Prioritization Targeting Tool
       Clean Water Funds: $52,600
       Funds Leveraged: $18,000
       Project Cost: $70,600
       View the Report
  • Renville County
    Hawk Creek Watershed Runoff and Sedimentation Reduction
       Clean Water Funds: $99,850
       Funds Leveraged: $49,928
       Project Cost: $149,778
       View the Report
  • Rice County Environmental Services
    Ensuring Stewardship: Rice County Community Environmental Partnership Program
       Clean Water Funds: $31,500
       Funds Leveraged: $7,875
       Project Cost: $39,375
       View the Report
  • Rice County Environmental Services
    Targeted Well Sealing in Rice County
       Clean Water Funds: $31,500
       Funds Leveraged: $7,875
       Project Cost: $39,375
       View the Report
  • Riley-Purgatory-Bluff Creek Watershed District
    Restoring our Waters through our Community
       Clean Water Funds: $150,000.20
       Funds Leveraged: $37,500
       Project Cost: $187,500.20
       View the Report
  • Rock County SWCD
    Rock River Watershed Targeting Tools
       Clean Water Funds: $69,510
       Funds Leveraged: $17,378
       Project Cost: $86,888
       View the Report
  • Sauk River Watershed District
    Sauk River Advance Water Restoration Strategy
       Clean Water Funds: $72,950
       Funds Leveraged: $18,300
       Project Cost: $91,250
       View the Report
  • Sauk River Watershed District
    Sauk River Municipal Stormwater Management and Retrofit
       Clean Water Funds: $538,575
       Funds Leveraged: $145,000
       Project Cost: $683,575
       View the Report
  • Scott SWCD
    Native Grasses and Filter Strips for Runoff and Pollution Reduction
       Clean Water Funds: $155,883
       Funds Leveraged: $39,500
       Project Cost: $195,383
       View the Report
  • Scott Watershed Management Organization
    Blakeley Trail Ravines Stabilization, Scott County
       Clean Water Funds: $381,430
       Funds Leveraged: $190,715
       Project Cost: $572,145
       View the Report
  • Scott Watershed Management Organization
    Cleary Lake Regional Park Water Quality Retrofits
       Clean Water Funds: $320,000
       Funds Leveraged: $80,000
       Project Cost: $400,000
       View the Report
  • SE SWCD Technical Support JPB
    Accelerated Feedlot Technical Assistance
       Clean Water Funds: $333,120
       Funds Leveraged: $83,280
       Project Cost: $416,400
       View the Report
  • SE SWCD Technical Support JPB
    Accelerated NPEA Engineering Assistance
       Clean Water Funds: $613,047.20
       Funds Leveraged: $153,261.75
       Project Cost: $766,308.95
       View the Report
  • Sherburne Soil and Water Conservation District
    St. Cloud Stormwater Treatment Project
       Clean Water Funds: $92,450
       Funds Leveraged: $26,050
       Project Cost: $118,500
       View the Report
  • South Washington Watershed District
    SWWD Water Re-Use and Lake Restoration
       Clean Water Funds: $566,500
       Funds Leveraged: $169,950
       Project Cost: $736,450
       View the Report
  • Stearns County Soil and Water Conservation District
    Thiel Creek Streambank and Watershed Stabilization for Phosphorus Reduction
       Clean Water Funds: $46,624
       Funds Leveraged: $14,780
       Project Cost: $61,404
       View the Report
  • The Greater Blue Earth River Basin Alliance
    Targeting and Addressing Ravines in the Greater Blue Earth Basin
       Clean Water Funds: $425,000
       Funds Leveraged: $250,000
       Project Cost: $675,000
       View the Report
  • Two Rivers Watershed District
    Lake Bronson Watershed Runoff Reduction Project - Phase III
       Clean Water Funds: $199,999.90
       Funds Leveraged: $50,000
       Project Cost: $249,999.90
       View the Report
  • Valley Branch Watershed District
    Valley Creek Infiltration and Ravine Stabilization Projects
       Clean Water Funds: $453,300
       Funds Leveraged: $115,000
       Project Cost: $568,300
       View the Report
  • Wadena Soil and Water Conservation District
    Accelerated Ground Water Protection Through Irrigation Water Management
       Clean Water Funds: $145,000
       Funds Leveraged: $40,000
       Project Cost: $185,000
       View the Report
  • Washington Conservation District
    Large Turf Areas Conversion to Native Plantings
       Clean Water Funds: $123,930
       Funds Leveraged: $30,983
       Project Cost: $154,913
       View the Report
  • West Polk SWCD
    Burnham Creek Watershed Restoration Project, Phase I
       Clean Water Funds: $208,610
       Funds Leveraged: $52,153
       Project Cost: $260,763
       View the Report
  • Wright Soil and Water Conservation District
    Crow River Gully Stabilization to Reduce Turbidity
       Clean Water Funds: $98,300
       Funds Leveraged: $33,550
       Project Cost: $131,850
       View the Report

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  • Buffalo-Red River Watershed District
    Water Quality Improvement for Clay County Ditches'
       Clean Water Funds: $333,590
       Funds Leveraged: $83,400
       Project Cost: $416,990
       View the Report
  • Faribault Soil and Water Conservation District
    Drainage Management Planning for Faribault County's Future.
       Clean Water Funds: $188,500
       Funds Leveraged: $47,125
       Project Cost: $235,625
       View the Report
  • Martin County Drainage Authority
    Martin County Conservation Drainage Analysis
       Clean Water Funds: $62,100
       Funds Leveraged: $15,525
       Project Cost: $77,625
       View the Report
  • North Fork Crow River Watershed District
    North Fork Crow River Watershed District Alternative Drainage Practices
       Clean Water Funds: $65,810
       Funds Leveraged: $16,453
       Project Cost: $82,263
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  • Rock County SWCD
    Rock River Conservation Drainage Water Management Demonstration Sites
       Clean Water Funds: $63,775
       Funds Leveraged: $24,400
       Project Cost: $88,175
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  • Sauk River Watershed District
    Upland Drainage Conservation and Ravine Stabilization
       Clean Water Funds: $228,587
       Funds Leveraged: $68,000
       Project Cost: $296,587
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  • Benton Soil and Water Conservation District
       Clean Water Funds: $100,000
       Funds Leveraged: $308,563
       Project Cost: $408,563
       View the Report
  • Benton Soil and Water Conservation District
       Clean Water Funds: $100,000
       Funds Leveraged: $239,683
       Project Cost: $339,683
       View the Report
  • Dodge County Environmental Services
       Clean Water Funds: $8,935
       Funds Leveraged: $2,234
       Project Cost: $11,169
       View the Report
  • Fillmore Soil and Water Conservation District
       Clean Water Funds: $175,043
       Funds Leveraged: $154,801
       Project Cost: $329,844
       View the Report
  • Kanabec Soil and Water Conservation District
       Clean Water Funds: $30,000
       Funds Leveraged: $7,500
       Project Cost: $37,500
       View the Report
  • Morrison Soil and Water Conservation District
       Clean Water Funds: $135,575
       Funds Leveraged: $35,000
       Project Cost: $170,575
       View the Report
  • Mower Soil and Water Conservation District
       Clean Water Funds: $107,450
       Funds Leveraged: $33,750
       Project Cost: $141,200
       View the Report
  • Nobles Soil and Water Conservation District
       Clean Water Funds: $99,998
       Funds Leveraged: $31,588
       Project Cost: $131,586
       View the Report
  • Nobles Soil and Water Conservation District
       Clean Water Funds: $76,935
       Funds Leveraged: $22,300
       Project Cost: $99,235
       View the Report
  • Renville Soil and Water Conservation District
       Clean Water Funds: $21,200
       Funds Leveraged: $8,000
       Project Cost: $29,200
       View the Report
  • Rock County Soil and Water Conservation District
       Clean Water Funds: $36,149
       Funds Leveraged: $10,435
       Project Cost: $46,584
       View the Report
  • Stearns County Soil and Water Conservation
       Clean Water Funds: $148,250
       Funds Leveraged: $46,700
       Project Cost: $194,950
       View the Report
  • Todd Soil and Water Conservation District
       Clean Water Funds: $46,260
       Funds Leveraged: $20,000
       Project Cost: $66,260
       View the Report
  • Todd Soil and Water Conservation District
       Clean Water Funds: $97,360
       Funds Leveraged: $24,340
       Project Cost: $121,700
       View the Report
  • Todd Soil and Water Conservation District
       Clean Water Funds: $97,360
       Funds Leveraged: $24,340
       Project Cost: $121,700
       View the Report
  • Wabasha Soil and Water Conservation District
       Clean Water Funds: $125,943
       Funds Leveraged: $34,626
       Project Cost: $160,569
       View the Report
  • Wabasha Soil and Water Conservation District
       Clean Water Funds: $261,741
       Funds Leveraged: $81,227
       Project Cost: $342,968
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  • Minnesota Board of Water and Soil Resources
    Riparian Buffer Easement Program, Phase 2 (FY 2012/2013)
       Clean Water Funds: $6,000,000
       Project Cost: $6,000,000
       View the Report
  • Minnesota Board of Water and Soil Resources
    Wellhead Protection Conservation Easement Program, Phase 2 (FY 2012/2013)
       Clean Water Funds: $2,300,000
       Project Cost: $2,300,000
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  • Chisago County
       Clean Water Funds: $216,600
       Funds Leveraged: $10,830
       Project Cost: $227,430
       View the Report
  • City of Afton
       Clean Water Funds: $259,700
       Funds Leveraged: $13,060
       Project Cost: $272,760
       View the Report
  • Lac qui Parle County
       Clean Water Funds: $292,840
       Funds Leveraged: $14,639
       Project Cost: $307,479
       View the Report
  • Lake of the Woods County
       Clean Water Funds: $35,000
       Funds Leveraged: $1,750
       Project Cost: $36,750
       View the Report
  • McLeod County
       Clean Water Funds: $95,000
       Funds Leveraged: $4,750
       Project Cost: $99,750
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  • Mille Lacs County
       Clean Water Funds: $140,000
       Funds Leveraged: $8,400
       Project Cost: $148,400
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  • Pennington SWCD
       Clean Water Funds: $26,450
       Funds Leveraged: $1,223
       Project Cost: $27,673
       View the Report
  • Pope County
       Clean Water Funds: $63,560
       Funds Leveraged: $3,200
       Project Cost: $66,760
       View the Report
  • Stearns County
       Clean Water Funds: $153,925
       Funds Leveraged: $7,810
       Project Cost: $161,735
       View the Report
  • St. Louis County
       Clean Water Funds: $101,304
       Funds Leveraged: $75,000
       Project Cost: $176,304
       View the Report
  • Todd County
       Clean Water Funds: $68,870
       Funds Leveraged: $18,500
       Project Cost: $87,370
       View the Report
  • Winona County SWCD
       Clean Water Funds: $178,815
       Funds Leveraged: $14,678
       Project Cost: $193,493
       View the Report

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