LINCOLN COUNTY WATER MANAGEMENT PLAN
|The Lincoln County Commissioners had
adopted a resolution October 5, 2004, approving the Lincoln County Water
Management Plan as a 10-Year Plan: September, 2004 - August, 2014.
The plan has a 5-year Implementation Program: September, 2004 - August,
|The Task Force updated and amended the
following sections of the Water Management Plan: Preface:
Accomplishments from 2004 - 2008; Section 1: Executive Summary;
and Section 4: Implementation Plan (next five-years). For
specifics of each section of the plan refer to the links below:
The amended sections are listed as 2009! The amended priority
- Groundwater Protection for the
Verdi Well Field.
- Surface Water
Quality Deterioration focusing on MPCAs list of TMDLs and Impaired
waters. TMDL-South Branch, Yellow Medicine River for Fecal
Coliform. Impaired waters include various river reaches and the
following Lakes: Dead Coon, Benton, Perch, Shaokatan and
Hendricks. TMDLs underway: Lac qui Parle River-Yellow
Bank-Bacteria, Turbidity, and Low Dissolved Oxygen; Lake Shaotakan-Excess
Nutrients; Redwood River-Fecal Coliform and Turbidity; and Minnesota
- Erosion and Sediment
Sediment Control on agricultural land primarily gully erosion and
concentrated flow with several priority areas throughout Lincoln
County including: TMDL-South Branch, Yellow Medicine River for Fecal
Coliform. Impaired waters including various river reaches and lakes
including: Dead Coon, Benton, Perch, Shaokatan and Hendricks.
TMDL/s underway: Lac qui Parle River-Yellow Bank-Bacteria, Turbidity
and Low Dissolved Oxygen; Lake Shaotakan-Excess Nutrients; Redwood
River-Fecal Coliform and Turbidity and Minnesota River-Turbidity.
- Lake Management Improvement (water
quality) and Recreational Opportunities targeting Lake Benton, Lake
Shaokatan and Lake Hendricks.
- Surface Water Runoff and Drainage
addressing runoff volume and water quality through drainage
|To view the individual sections click
on the links below. For the 2009 amended sections click the sections
followed by 2009:
Table of Contents:
Table of Contents lists each Section of the Lincoln
County Water Management Plan update and the pages in
which the specific items start. Each Section starts
over with the page number being "1".
Includes maps of the following:
-Watersheds in the County
-Major lakes in Lincoln County: Lake Benton, Lake
Hendricks, Lake Shaokatan, East and West Lake Stay, and
Dead Coon Lake
Accomplishments: January 1, 2004 - December 31, 2008.
a description of Lincoln County, MN;
Administration and Role of the Task Force; and
Accomplishments: May 20, 1997 to December 31, 2003.
Section 1: Executive Summary (2009):
and purpose of the plan.
- 2009 -
2013 Description of Priority Concerns and Summary of
Goals, Actions and projected total cost.
Executive Summary (2004):
Description of Priority Concerns;
of Goals and Actions and Projected Total Cost;
of Consistency/Inconsistency of the Plan with other
of Recommended Amendments to other Plans/Controls.
Assessment of the Priority Concerns:
Assessment of each of the priority concerns listed
Goals and Objectives:
the goad and objectives which are addressed under each
of the priority concerns.
Section 4: Implementation Plan (2009):
Waters and TMDLs.
Concerns, Goals, Objectives, Action Items for the next
five years - 2009 - 2013.
Implementation Program (2004):
the implementation program for the priority concerns and
also lists the Abbreviations used in this section.
Implementation: Ongoing Activities
Coordinated by the Plan:
Identifies other activities and programs that make up
the local water management program, but are not
reflected in the priority concern section;
County Comprehensive Development Ordinance; and
County Comprehensive Sustainable Development Plan.
Appendix: Priority Scoping Document:
Description of how and why the priority concerns were
Attachment 1: Priority concerns/issues collected from
Attachment 2: Priority concerns/issues collected from
state and local input meetings;
Attachment 3: Water Plan issue identification meeting
for Lincoln County;
Attachment 4: Minutes from the Water Plan Update-Public
Input Meeting- February 11, 2003;
Scoping Document Addendum: December, 2003-priority
concerns portion of the scoping document is replaced
with this section of priority concerns.