Landscaping for Clean Water

Spring is almost here! Turn your yard into a pollution-fighting landscape this year with raingardens, rainbarrels and more.

Winter Yard Care Tips

Winter yard care practices can have a big impact on water quality. Learn how to manage snow and ice the eco-friendly way.

Capital Project Grants

Designed to support large-scale, innovative stormwater management projects. Apply by April 5.

What We Do

The MWMO is a public organization that partners to protect and improve water and habitat in our urban watershed. We invest in people and infrastructure to support clean water, and provide knowledge, scientific data and expertise to help manage our vital water resources.

About MWMO

Our Blog: The Latest

A MnDOT snow plow. (Credit: Minnesota Pollution Control Agency)
March 8, 2018

Three graphs that show how melting snow carries chloride into our waterbodies

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An aerial view of Hall's Island in November 2017.
February 28, 2018

Rebuilding Hall’s Island to improve habitat and ecology along the Mississippi River

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Screen shot from the "Watershed" music video.
February 15, 2018

Everything you need to know about chloride pollution, in the form of a music video

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