Protect it. Pass it on.

Collaborating to Improve Water Quality and Habitat in Our Urban Watershed

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

Latest News

January 20, 2020

What’s killing Nicollet Mall’s trees?

Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal - Jan. 20, 2020

[…] The DID and Mississippi Watershed Management Organization are talking with downtown property owners and holding training sessions to try to reduce over-salting of sidewalks and parking lots.
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January 20, 2020

Could cutting back on salt save downtown Minneapolis trees?

MPR News - Jan. 20, 2020

The Downtown Improvement District, which works to make downtown cleaner, greener, safer and more attractive, teamed up with the Mississippi Watershed Management Organization, which focuses on the health of the nearby river, to encourage property managers to use less salt around their buildings.
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Story Map Path to the River Screenshot
January 16, 2020

Story Map Tool Reveals the Hidden Journey of Stormwater Runoff to the Mississippi River

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