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Friends Turn Stormwater Problem Into a Cistern Solution

Story and photos courtesy Clean Water Minnesota. Where once rainwater pooled on a patio, now a series of gardens flourish at the T. Rex Coffee and Cookie Café on University Ave. in St. Paul. A 1,150 gallon cistern — a giant green rain barrel — sits outside the airy “Art and...

July 5, 2017

Master Water Stewards stormwater project hits close to home

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June 29, 2017

How a teacher used a raingarden to promote hands-on learning

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Green Team Alumni Intern, Yengsoua Lee, out on the boat with the MWMO monitoring team.
June 27, 2017

From Mississippi River Green Team to MWMO intern: Yengsoua’s avenue to success

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Workers assemble the storage tanks at Edison High School.
June 26, 2017

How big is your stormwater reuse tank?

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The Transition Habitats exhibit at the Minneapolis Sculpture Garden.
June 22, 2017

Transition Habitats make their debut at the Minneapolis Sculpture Garden

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A downspout with a plastic extension
June 20, 2017

The simplest thing you can do at home to prevent pollution

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MWMO monitoring team members boating across the Mississippi River to the next sampling site.
June 8, 2017

In Photos: Monitoring Water Quality with the MWMO

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Monarch butterfly on aster flower.
May 4, 2017

Load up on native plants at these upcoming sales

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Students collecting river water samples.
April 25, 2017

High school students explore the value of the Mississippi River

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