Browns Valley, MN has a long history of flooding. The causes and effects of flooding in the city are many and have changed through time as the watershed has evolved. Many documents exist; addressing flooding issues as they are related to the regional geology, hydrology, topography, and infrastructure (see Appendix B).
The Engineer’s Report below outlines the original study completed to define projects necessary to protect the City of Browns Valley.
The purpose of the DRAFT Toelle Coulee memorandum below is:
- to provide a summary of the purpose, components, and benefits of the flood mitigation projects that have previously been constructed to protect the City of Browns Valley from flooding.
- to discuss the purpose, components, and benefits of future project components.