Project Title & Description
Thorgren Basin Naturalization and Retrofit
This project supports the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative and the Great Lakes Water Quality Agreement, pursuant to Public Law 112-10. The Save the Dunes Conservation Fund and the City of Valparaiso will retrofit and naturalize the Thorgren detention basin, a critical area designated in the Salt Creek Watershed Management Plan. This project will prevent 61 pounds of phosphorus and 11 tons of sediment from reaching Lake Michigan.