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2015 MFCRWD Project of the Year

Brekke – Woodchip Bioreactor & Wetland Improvement

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The District has put forth great effort to implement projects and programs to improve the water quality of Diamond Lake.  In 2015, Brent and Kim Brekke, landowners in the Diamond Lake sub-watershed, jumped on board to assist in these efforts.  By implementing a woodchip bioreactor in combination with a wetland control structure/skimmer to an adjoining wetland, the Brekke’s are now helping to reduce nitrate introduction loads (as well as other nutrients) by an estimated 264.3 pounds per year.

Congratulations to the Brekke family for being awarded the 2015 project of the year!