08010-006 Camp Creek Watershed Final Report

(2016) 08010-006 Camp Creek Watershed Final Report. Agriculture and Land Stewardship

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Abstract

The Polk County Conservation Board is applying for $329,226 to build 7 water and sediment basins and subsequently dredge the Thomas Mitchell Pond located in the Camp Creek Watershed. By building the water and sediment basins prior to dredging the pond, the life of the pond will be exponentially extended. After completion of the dredging, natural vegetation and wildlife will be restored in and around the pond. Thomas Mitchell Pond, located in the southeast corner of Polk County, was selected as it is located in one of the fastest growing parts of the Greater Des Moines Metropolitan area.

Item Type: Departmental Report
Keywords: Watershed Improvement Review Board, WIRB, water quality, watershed, Camp Creek, Thomas Mitchell Pond, Polk County, Polk Soil and Water Conservation District, Polk SWCD
Subjects: Natural resources and environment > Water resources > Water quality
Natural resources and environment > Water resources > Watersheds
ID Code: 24268
Deposited By: Jerome Neppel
Deposited On: 03 Oct 2017 18:14
Last Modified: 03 Oct 2017 18:14
URI: http://publications.iowa.gov/id/eprint/24268