North Branch Bassett Creek Restoration Project: 200 Feet Upstream of Douglas Drive to 32nd Avenue North


Project Number: North Branch Bassett Creek Project

Project Status   |  Complete

Project construction started in the fall of 2012 and was completed by the fall of 2013.

Project Funding   |   Not Grant Funded

The cost of this project was estimated to be $834,900 of which $419,500 was to be funded from the BCWMC's Capital Improvement Program Closed Project Account and $415,400 was to be funded by the BCWMC's 2010 ad valorem tax levy collected via Hennepin County in 2011. The final cost of the project was $713,240.29, and the BCWMC completed reimbursement to the City of Crystal in December 2013 for project costs.

Project Description

The BCWMC, in cooperation with the City of Crystal, constructed the North Branch Bassett Creek Restoration Project to stabilize and restore streambanks along this reach of the creek. The project improved water quality by reducing the amount of sediment entering the creek from erosion. The project included repairing actively eroding stream bank sites and installing measures to protect existing stream banks from future erosion.

 Detailed project map

More Information

Feasibility Study: Feasibility Report for North Branch Bassett Creek Restoration Project (BCWMC, September 2010)

BCWMC Resolution Ordering Project: Resolution 10-08 (September 23, 2010)

Contact: BCWMC Administrator Laura Jester at laura.jester@keystonewaters.com or 952-270-1990.