Past Studies

Barr Engineering Company. 1998. A Study of the Contribution of Groundwater to Phosphorous

            Loadings for Selected Lakes in the Pelican River Watershed.

 

Becker County COLA. 2003. Lake Water Quality Monitoring Report.

 

Becker County. 1965. Overall Economic Development Plan, Becker County.

 

Becker County, Clay County, Clearwater County, Mahnomen County, Norman County, Houston Engineering,

Inc. 1999. Wild Rice/Marsh River Basin Water Quality Management Plan.

 

Blue Water Science. 1997. Plant Harvesting and Zooplankton Dynamics in Muskrat Lake for 1997.

 

Hecock,  Richard D., PRWD, Peter Waller, and Gary Nansen, Larson-Peterson & Associates. 1993.

Diagnostic and Feasibility Study goals, and Management Alternatives for Lake Sallie and Detroit Lakes

Pelican River Watershed.

 

Houston Engineering, Inc. 1997. Proposal to Provide Engineering Services for Water and Sanitary Sewer

Improvements along Big Floyd Lake to Detroit Township, Detroit Lakes, Minnesota.

 

Instrumental Research, Inc. 1984. Aeration Proposal to the Pelican River Board of Managers.

 

Instrumental Research, Inc. 1985. Nutrient Retention of Harvested Aquatic Vegetation from Lakes Sallie and

Melissa.

 

Instrumental Research, Inc. 1984. Pelican River Watershed District Preliminary Summary.

 

Instrumental Research, Inc. 1983. Proposal for Lake Assessment.

 

Instrumental Research, Inc. 1984. 1983 Watershed-Lake Assessment.

 

 Iverson, Steven W. 1992. The Pelican River Navigation Restoration Project.

 

Johnson, Gordon and Alan W. Cibuzar, A.W. Research Laboratories. 1996. Proposal for the Aerial Lakeshore

Analysis of Floyd Lake.

 

Johnson, Gordon and Alan W. Cibuzar, A.W. Research Laboratories. 1995. Proposal for a Fall Surveillance

Overflight of the Pelican River Watershed District.

 

Johnson, Gordon and Alan W. Cibuzar, A.W. Research Laboratories. 1996. Proposal for Locating Ground

Water Intrusions in the Wetland Just West of Detroit Lake.

 

Johnson, Gordon and Alan W. Cibuzar, A.W. Research Laboratories. 1995. Proposal for Mapping

Sedimentation in Lake Sallie.

 

Johnson, Gordon and Alan W. Cibuzar, A.W. Research Laboratories. 1996. Proposal for the Septic/Point

Source Detection Overflight of Big and Little Floyd Lakes.

 

Johnson, Kirk Alan, Bemidji State University. 1996. Butomus umbellatus in Becker County, Minnesota: An

Investigation into the Control of an Exotic Species.

 

Larson, Steven P., Mark S. Larson, and Ronald J. Wolf, USGS. 1975. Digital Models of a glacial Outwash

Aquifer in the Pearl-Sallie Lakes Area, West-Central Minnesota.

 

K-V Associates, Inc. 1980. Septic Leachate Survey, Detroit Lakes, Minnesota.

 

 Larson-Peterson & Associates, Inc. 1990. Clean Lakes Study, Lakes Sallie & Detroit, Data Collection

Summary.

 

Larson-Peterson & Associates, Inc. 1988. Clean Lakes Program In-Lake Monitoring, Lake Sallie.

 

Larson-Peterson & Associates, Inc. 1990. Diagnostic/Feasibility Study, Management Alternatives for Lake

Sallie and Detroit Lake.

Larson-Peterson & Associates, Inc. 1992. Management Alternatives for Lake Sallie and Detroit Lake.

 

Larson-Peterson & Associates, Inc. 1988. Monitoring Plan, Lakes Sallie and Detroit.

 

Larson-Peterson & Associates, Inc. 1987. Monitoring Plan, Lakes Sallie and Detroit

 

Larson-Peterson/Ulteig Engineers, Inc. 2004. Preliminary Engineering Report, wastewater Treatment Facility

Effulent Discharge Feasibility Study, City of Detroit Lakes, Minnesota.

 

Larson-Peterson & Associates, Inc. 1981. Specificationf for the 1981 Channel Dredging, Pelican River

            Watershed District, Detroit Lakes, Minnesota.

 

Larson-Peterson & Associates, Inc. 2001. Stormwater Drainage Plan, Storm Sewer Drainage Districts, Detroit

Lakes, Minnesota.

 

Larson-Peterson & Associates, Inc. 1988. Quality Assurance Plan, Lakes Sallie & Detroit.

 

Lee, David Robert. 1976. The Role of Groundwater in Eutrophication of a Lake in glacial Outwash Terrain.

            Int. J. Speleol. 8. 117-126.

 

Lee, David Robert. 1972. Septic Tank Nutrients in Groundwater Entering Lake Sallie, Minnesota.

 

McComas, Steve, Blue Water Science, Dick Hecock and Rochelle Nustad, Pelican River Watershed District,

and Bruce, Wilson MPCA. Date.  An Updated Diagnostic and Feasibility study for Lake Sallie, Detroit

 Lakes, MN.

 

McComas, Steve, Blue Water Science. 2002. Impacts of Ditch Aeration on Bioavailable Phosphorus in Ditch

14, Pelican River Watershed District, Minnesota.

 

McComas, Steve, Blue Water Science, Rochelle Nustad, PRWD, and North Dakota State University. 1999.

Evaluating the Ditch 14 Wetland Complex as a Source for Phosphorus.

 

Steve McComas, Blue Water Science. 1999. Pelican River Watershed District Aquatic Plant Harvesting

Program Education.

 

McComas, Steve, Blue Water Science. 1999. Pelican River Watershed District Aquatic Plant Harvesting

Program Evaluation.

 

McComas, Steve. 1999. Pelican River Watershed District: Pilot Wetland Aeration Project.

 

McComas, Steve, Blue Water Science. 2001. Plant Harvesting and Water Quality Dynamics in Muskrat Lake

for 2000.

 

 McComas, Steve and Jo Stuckert, Blue Water Science. 1999. Plant Harvesting and Zooplankton Dynamics in

Muskrat Lake for 1998.

 

McComas, Steve, Blue Water Science. 2001. Plant Harvesting and Water Quality Dynamics in Muskrat Lake

for 2000.

 

McComas, Steve, Blue Water Science. 1999. Wetland Aeration for Phosphorus Reduction: Results of Ditch 14

Summer Projects.

 

McComas, Steve, Blue Water Science. 2001. Wetland Ditch Aeration for Phosphorus Inactivation in Ditch 14,

Pelican River Watershed District, Minnesota

 

Miller, R.T. 1982. Appraisal of the Pelican River Sand-Plain Aquifer, Western Minnesota. USGS Open-File

            Report 82-347.

 

Minnesota Department of Conservation, Division of Game and Fish, Fisheries Research Unit, Minnesota

Department of Health, Section, Division of Water Pollution Control. 1948. Report on the Preliminary

            Investigation of the Algal Growths in Lakes in the Vicinity of Detroit Lakes.

           

Minnesota Department of Conservation, Division of Game and Fish, Fisheries Research Unit, Minnesota

Department of Health, Division of Water Pollution Control. 1951. Report on the Preliminary

            Investigation of the Algal Growths in Lakes in the Vicinity of Detroit Lakes.

 

Minnesota DNR. 1989. Fisheries Lake Survey, Detroit/Curfman Lakes.

 

Minnesota DNR. 1988. Fisheries Lake Survey, Pearl Lake.

 

Minnesota DNR. 1978. Fisheries Lake Survey, Pearl Lake.

 

Minnesota DNR. 2003. Fisheries Management Plan, Big Floyd Lake.

 

Minnesota DNR. 2009. Fisheries Management Plan, Detroit/Curfman Lakes.

 

Minnesota DNR. 2005. Fisheries Management Plan, Detroit/Curfman Lakes.

 

Minnesota DNR. 2000. Fisheries Management Plan, Fox Lake.

 

Minnesota DNR. 2003. Fisheries Management Plan, Little Floyd Lake.

 

Minnesota DNR. 2001. Fisheries Management Plan, Long Lake.

 

Minnesota DNR. 2004. Fisheries Management Plan, Meadow Lake.

 

Minnesota DNR. 2006. Fisheries Management Plan, Melissa Lake.

 

Minnesota DNR. 2002. Fisheries Management Plan, Melissa Lake.

 

Minnesota DNR. 2007. Fisheries Management Plan, Mill Pond.

 

Minnesota DNR. 2003. Fisheries Management Plan, Munson Lake.

 

Minnesota DNR. 1999. Fisheries Management Plan, Pearl Lake.

 

Minnesota DNR. 2006. Fisheries Management Plan, Sallie Lake.

 

Minnesota DNR. 2002. Fisheries Management Plan, Sallie Lake.

 

Minnesota DNR. 2011. Fisheries Management Standard Lake Survey Report, Detroit Lake.

 

Minnesota DNR. 2007. Fisheries Management Standard Lake Survey Report, Detroit Lake.

                                    

Minnesota DNR. 2008. Fisheries Management Standard Lake Survey Report, Draft Version, Melissa Lake.

 

Minnesota DNR. 2008. Fisheries Management Standard Lake Survey Report, Draft Version, Muskrat Lake.

 

Minnesota DNR. 2008. Fisheries Management Standard Lake Survey Report, Draft Version, Sallie Lake.

 

Minnesota DNR. 1966-1988. Historical Netting Summary, Pearl Lake.

 

Minnesota DNR. 1990. Lake Management Plan, Detroit Lake.

 

Minnesota DNR. 1985. Lake Management Plan, Johnson Lake.

 

Minnesota DNR. 1985. Lake Management Plan, Reeves Lake.

 

Minnesota DNR. 2003. Lake Survey Report, Detroit Lake.

 

Minnesota DNR. 1999 (2002?). Lake Survey Report, Detroit Lake.

 

Minnesota DNR. 2004. Lake Survey Report, Melissa Lake.

 

Minnesota DNR. 2000. Lake Survey Report, Melissa Lake.

 

Minnesota DNR. 2005. Lake Survey Report, Mill Pond.

 

Minnesota DNR. 2003. Lake Survey Report, Muskrat Lake.

 

Minnesota DNR. 2004. Lake Survey Report, Pearl Lake.

 

Minnesota DNR. 1998. Lake Survey Report, Pearl Lake.

 

Minnesota DNR. 1993. Lake Survey Report, Pearl Lake.

 

Minnesota DNR. 2004. Lake Survey Report, Sallie Lake.

 

Minnesota DNR. 2000. Lake Survey Report, Sallie Lake.

 

Minnesota DNR. 2005. Minnesota Biological Survey List of Plant Species Observed at Little Floyd Lake.

 

Neel, Joe K., University of North Dakota. 1981. Impact of Special Phosphorus Removal Procedures in the

Upper Pelican River Watershed, Becker County, Minnesota, 1977-1980.

 

Neel, Joe K., University of North Dakota. 1979. Impact of Special Phosphorus Removal Procedures in the

Upper Pelican River Watershed, 1978-79 Interim Report.

 

Neel, Joe K., University of North Dakota. 1978. Impact of Special Phosphorus Removal Procedures in the

Upper Pelican River Watershed, 1977-78 Interim Report.

 

Neel, Joe. K, University of North Dakota. 1973 Weed Harvest and Lake Nutrient Dynamics.

 

Pelican River Watershed District. Date. Application for Federal Assistance, Phase I Study, Clean Lakes

Program (Sallie & Detroit Lakes).

 

Pelican River Watershed District, Bonestroo, Rosene, Anderlik & Associates. 1998. Campbell Creek

Comprehensive Plan.

 

 

Pelican River Watershed District, Bonestroo, Rosene, Anderlik & Associates. 1998. Campbell Creek

            Ditch Inventory.

 

Pelican River Watershed District and City of Detroit Lakes. 1971. The Effectiveness of Advanced Waste

Treatment Methods and the Recovery Rate of an Enriched Lake following Nutrient Cut-Off.

 

Pelican River Watershed District. Revised 1995. 1994 Monitoring Sites.

 

Reedstrom, Donald C., Minnesota Department of Conservation, Division of Game and Fish. 1969. A Biological

            Reconnaissance of the Pelican River. Special Publication No. 62.

 

Reedstrom, Donald C. and Richard A. Carlson, Minnesota Department of Conservation, Division of Game and

Fish. 1969. A Biological Survey of the Pelican River Watershed, Becker, Clay and Otter Tail Counties.

Special Publication No. 65.

 

Rieke Carrol Muller Associates, Inc., EPA #: C270841-01, RCM: 801024.  1981. Wastewater Treatment

Facilities Plan Summary Report, Lake View Township.

 

Rieke Carrol Muller Associates, Inc., EPA #: C270841-01, RCM: 801024. 1981. Wastewater Treatment

Facilities Plan Summary Report, Lake View Township-Appendicies.

 

Rieke Carrol Muller Associates, Inc. 1978. Water Pollution Control Facilities Report, Lakeview Township,

Minnesota.

 

SEH. 2005. Detroit Lakes-Becker County Airport, City of Detroit Lakes, Minnesota, Final Draft Federal

Environmental Assessment and Final State Environmental Impact Statement

SEH No: A-DLBCA0102.00..

 

SEH. 2003. Final Scoping Decision Document, Detroit Lakes-Becker County Airport  Improvement Project,

Detroit Lakes, Minnesota. SEH No: A-DLBCA0102.00.

 

Ulteig Engineers, Inc. 1997. Statement of Qualifications to Detroit Township, Detroit Lakes, Minnesota, Big

Floyd Lake Service District Study.

 

Ulteig Engineers, Inc. 2009. Stormwater Treatment Study, North Side Stormwater Treatment Study, UEI

Project No: R07.50052 (507.52), Detroit Lakes, Minnesota.

 

USGS. 1968-1971. Water Resources Data for the Pelican River Watershed District.

 

 

Wenck Associates, Inc. 2006. Ditch 14 Hydraulic and Water Quality Study, Pelican River Watershed District,

Detroit Lakes, Minnesota.

 

Wenck Associates, Inc. 2010. Lakeview Township Community Assessment Report, Fairhaven, Pebble,

Woodland, and Barbara Beaches on Lake Sallie, Lakeview Township, Becker County, Minnesota.

 

Wenck Associates, Inc. 2013. Project Manual, Anchor and Richwood Road Improvements Project, Detroit

Lakes, Minnesota.

 

Wenck Associates, Inc. 2010. Project Plan/Engineer’s Report, Pelican River Watershed District Aquatic

Invasive Species (AIS) Control Project (Project LMP-1).

 

Wenk Associates, Inc. 2008. Wastewater Treatment & Water Supply Alternatives Analysis, Floyd Lake Chain

of Lakes.

 

Wenk Associates, Inc. 2008. Wastewater Treatment & Water Supply Alternatives Analysis, Lake Sallie & Lake

Melissa Chain of Lakes.

 

Wetlands and the Lake Water Quality Problem, Upper Pelican River Watershed.

 

Wilson, Bruce, Mark Evenson, and Tim James, MPCA, Richard Hecock, Tera Guetter, Pelican River

Watershed District. Water Quality Assessment of the Upper Pelican River watershed (North Floyd,

Floyd, Little Floyd, Rice Wetland, Detroit Lake, Little Detroit Lake), Becker County, Minnesota.

 

Windseth, Smith, Nolting & Associates, Inc. 1997. A Proposal to Detroit Township to Provide Engineering

Services for a Wastewater Facility Plan & Water Feasibility Study.

 

Windseth, Smith, Nolting & Associates, Inc. 1998. Wastewater Facility Plan for Big Floyd Lake, Detroit

Township, Becker County, Minnesota.

 

Windseth, Smith, Nolting & Associates, Inc. 1997. Water System Feasibility Study for Big Floyd Lake, Detroit

Township, Becker County, Minnesota.

 

Winterstein, Thomas A. 2007. Estimated Ground-water use in Becker, Clay, Douglas, Grant, Otter Tail, and

Wilkin Counties, Minnesota, for 2030 and 2050. U.S. Geological Survey scientific Investigations Report

2007-5073.

 

Zagar, Michael A., P.E., Rieke Carrol Muller Associates, Inc. 1984. Facilities Plan Addendum Report, Lake

View Township, Minnesota, Evaluation of land Application by Spray Irrigation.

 

1986. Pelican River Watershed Water Resource Preservation Case Statement.



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