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Stream Assessment (2003)

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In 2003, the Minnehaha Creek Watershed District (MCWD) completed a two volume study to evaluate stream quality parameters including bank erosion, in stream habitat, storm sewer outfalls, macroinvertebrate and fish diversity, impoundments, woody debris, and riparian land uses. 

Volume one focus on providing detailed information on Minnehaha Creek, while Volume two assessed baseline conditions in streams in the upper watershed including Long Lake Creek, Painter Creek, Six Mile Creek, Classen Creek, and Gleason Creek.