Blue Earth County DrainageBlog

Jun 18

Drainage Update 06/18/2018

Posted on June 18, 2018 at 9:18 PM by Ryan Hiniker

poor farm 2Heavy rains lately doing more damage.  This photo taken from a county-owed farm just two miles south of Mankato.

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Jun 11

Groundwater Game Plan

Posted on June 11, 2018 at 5:26 PM by Ryan Hiniker

boating funWe finally made it out to the lake for some water fun.  Not exactly the nicest or warmest weather over the last weekend, but in Minnesota you take what you can get sometimes with weather.

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Jun 04

Soil Health

Posted on June 4, 2018 at 9:45 PM by Ryan Hiniker

One of the repair areas along CD35.  The crews completely reshaped the top of the side slopes and added fabric and very large riprap to stabilize these side slopes.  Hard to tell from the picture, but that excavator can reach 60 feet.  Each piece of rock had to be placed one at a time because of the large size.

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