Carver County Water Management
By Madeline Seveland Roads closed, basement remodels on the rise, and the mosquitoes, insane. This has not felt like an ordinary summer for many of us with the multiple impacts from rain that would have made Noah visit his local lumber yard. One of the mostly noticeable differences this summer has b...Read More
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By Madeline Seveland, Carver County Water Management Of the many problems facing our waters, two of them have a common solution. The first problem is lake and river pollution caused by stormwater runoff. Stormwater runoff is rain (or snow) that has fallen on driveways, streets, parking lots, and roo...Read More
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By Madeline Seveland, Carver County Water Management Did you know there is more than one type of lake? Lakes are categorized in many ways. Most often it is by the amount of algae and aquatic plants they have, but also by their size or hydrology (the area they drain), plant or animal communities, or ...Read More
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By Madeline Seveland, Carver County Water Management By one estimate, 20 million tons of plastic debris reaches our oceans, lakes, and rivers each year. The problem with plastic waste stems from the fact is it does not biodegrade. Birds, mammals, and fish ingest it, mistaking it for food, even feedi...Read More
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