06027-013 Leisure Lake Watershed Final Report

(2010) 06027-013 Leisure Lake Watershed Final Report. Agriculture and Land Stewardship

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Abstract

Leisure Lake is approximately a 67 acre water body located in northwest Jackson County with a 2,681 acre drainage area. The watershed including the lake is a tributary to Lytle Creek which drains into the North Fork of the Maquoketa River. Portions of the Lytle Creek and North Fork Maquoketa River are on the 303(d) impaired waterbodies list. The project area includes a community of 370 residential properties and one business that currently has no central wastewater collection and treatment system. The purpose of this project is to construct a wastewater collection and treatment facility to improve water quality in the creek and river. The project will eliminate the non-permitted septic systems and construct a new wastewater system to properly treat wastewater prior to its discharge into the waterways.

Item Type: Departmental Report
Keywords: Watershed Improvement Review Board, WIRB, water quality, Limestone Bluffs Resource Conservation & Development Area, Inc., Jackson County
Subjects: Natural resources and environment > Water resources > Water quality
Natural resources and environment > Water resources > Watersheds
ID Code: 21306
Deposited By: Jerome Neppel
Deposited On: 24 Feb 2016 14:27
Last Modified: 24 Feb 2016 14:27
URI: http://publications.iowa.gov/id/eprint/21306