Content Type: External News

March 12, 2019

Collective efforts solve multiple issues, advance reuse

Stormwater Management - Spring 2019

Within the US state of Minnesota's new Towerside Innovation District, a testing ground for experimental approaches to city planning, the Mississippi Watershed Management Organization is at the helm of a unique approach to stormwater management that hinges on cooperation between neighbors.
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February 5, 2019

Stevenson kindergarten students ‘save seeds’ for rain garden

Fridley Sun Focus - Feb. 4, 2019

On a mission to fight pollution, Stevenson kindergarten students kicked off a school-wide initiative as they ‘saved seeds’ on Jan. 11.
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January 23, 2019

Columbia Golf Course gets stormwater funds

Northeaster - January 23, 2019

The Mississippi Watershed Management Organization (MWMO) will begin to address flooding issues and water quality in Northeast Minneapolis, thanks to $800,000 from the Minnesota Board of Water and Soil Resources (BWSR).
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January 3, 2019

Golf course upgrades meant to reduce pollution in Mississippi

KSTP - Jan. 2, 2019

A new project is meant to keep polluted water out of the Mississippi River, and reduce flooding in Northeast Minneapolis and Columbia Heights. The Mississippi Watershed Management Organization (MWMO) has been awarded $800,000 from the Minnesota Board of Soil and Water Resources...
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January 1, 2019

Weather creates hazards on Minnesota roads and Twin Cities sidewalks

Star Tribune - Dec. 31, 2018

Stubborn ice can be removed with a scraper or chisel, available at most hardware stores, according to a tweet from the Mississippi Watershed Management Organization.
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January 1, 2019

You Can Skip The Salt And Scrape Off Sidewalk Ice Monday - Dec. 31, 2018

... conditions are warming enough where the use of salt isn't necessary, according to the Mississippi Watershed Management Organization...
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December 4, 2018

Fridley council approves smart salting grant agreement

Fridley Sun Focus - Dec. 4, 2018

The Fridley City Council unanimously approved a capital project grant agreement with the Mississippi Watershed Management Organization for smart salting best management practices during the Nov. 13 meeting.
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November 1, 2018

Cemstone recognized for environmental excellence

Albert Lea Tribune - Nov. 1, 2018

The rainwater harvesting system, installed through a partnership with Mississippi Watershed Management Organization, allows rainwater to be used in place of potable water in the batching of new concrete.
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October 23, 2018

Volunteers Assist with Nicollet Island Restoration Work

Mill City Times - Oct. 23, 2018

Over 25 volunteers recently dug in to help restore habitat on Nicollet Island. As part of a new multi-year restoration of natural areas on the islands northern half, the volunteers planted 90 trees and shrubs and over 400 wildflowers, sedges and grasses on Saturday, October 13.
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