Threats to the Kinnickinnic River upstream of the City, including agricultural runoff, remain a series concern for the long-term health of the river through and below the City. The Priority Watershed Plan completed in the late 1999s created a strategy to being to address some of these threats. The City will continue to work with neighboring townships and St. Croix County to ensure that all land use activities and water withdrawal proceed with the health of the river in mind.
Upstream of River Falls, what will prevent agricultural runoff from contributing sediment and nutrients Lake George?
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- How would the water be released into the stream as the dams are removed?
- There is a floating monitoring station on Lake George. What is it monitoring?
- If the dams were to be removed, how high will the new falls be?
- What is being done to ensure that the townships in the upper watershed are establishing regulations to address stormwater storage and infiltration and to control agricultural erosion using buffers, in an effort to reduce sediment coming down the upper Kin
- Upstream of River Falls, what will prevent agricultural runoff from contributing sediment and nutrients Lake George?
- Will utility crossings be affected by dam removal?
- Will the wastewater treatment plant outlet be affected?