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North Branch Bassett Creek

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About North Branch Bassett Creek

The North Branch of Bassett Creek drains approximately four-square miles of portions of Plymouth, New Hope, and Crystal, as well as a very small portion of Golden Valley. The North Branch starts near Rockford Road (County Road 9) west of Highway 169 and flows east through New Hope and Crystal. The North Branch of Bassett Creek flows through Northwood Lake and Bassett Creek Park Pond before joining the Main Stem of Bassett Creek immediately upstream of Highway 100.

The North Branch of Bassett Creek is included on the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency's (MPCA) Impaired Waters list for an impaired use of aquatic recreation due to fecal coliform levels. The North Branch of Bassett Creek is included in the MPCA's Upper Mississippi River Bacteria TMDL and Protection Plan, which was approved by the United States Environmental Protection Agency in 2014.

Water Quality Data

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Biological Indicators (HBI)


Projects

North Branch Bassett Creek Restoration Project: 200 Feet Upstream of Douglas Drive to 32nd Avenue North
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Four Seasons Area Water Quality Project
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Bassett Creek Park Pond & Winnetka Pond Dredging Project: Phase I
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Bassett Creek Park Pond & Winnetka Pond Dredging Project
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Quick Facts

Stream length (miles) 4.6
Size of drainage area (acres) 2,578
Average flow (cfs) --
Location of stream origin Plymouth (origin); New Hope; Crystal
Downstream Receiving Waterbody
Bassett Creek
MPCA Impairments Eschericia coli
NorthBranchBassettCreek-BassettCreekWatershed.jpg

About North Branch Bassett Creek

The North Branch of Bassett Creek drains approximately four-square miles of portions of Plymouth, New Hope, and Crystal, as well as a very small portion of Golden Valley. The North Branch starts near Rockford Road (County Road 9) west of Highway 169 and flows east through New Hope and Crystal. The North Branch of Bassett Creek flows through Northwood Lake and Bassett Creek Park Pond before joining the Main Stem of Bassett Creek immediately upstream of Highway 100.

The North Branch of Bassett Creek is included on the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency's (MPCA) Impaired Waters list for an impaired use of aquatic recreation due to fecal coliform levels. The North Branch of Bassett Creek is included in the MPCA's Upper Mississippi River Bacteria TMDL and Protection Plan, which was approved by the United States Environmental Protection Agency in 2014.

Quick Facts

Stream length (miles) 4.6
Size of drainage area (acres) 2,578
Average flow (cfs) --
Location of stream origin Plymouth (origin); New Hope; Crystal
Downstream Receiving Waterbody
Bassett Creek
MPCA Impairments Eschericia coli

Water Quality Data

Click thumbnails below to enlarge

Biological Indicators (HBI)


Links


Projects

North Branch Bassett Creek Restoration Project: 200 Feet Upstream of Douglas Drive to 32nd Avenue North
View details
Four Seasons Area Water Quality Project
View details
Bassett Creek Park Pond & Winnetka Pond Dredging Project: Phase I
View details
Bassett Creek Park Pond & Winnetka Pond Dredging Project
View details