Emily Resseger, PE

Monitoring, Assessment, and Research Program Manager Job Duties Water Quality Monitoring; Watershed Assessment; Watershed Research
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September, 2023

Previous Employer(s)

Metropolitan Council; US Geological Survey; Bonestroo


Master of Science in Water Resources Science, University of Minnesota; Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering, Washington University in St. Louis; Bachelor of Arts in Mathematics, Grinnell College


Emily leads the MWMO’s monitoring program. She works with staff to monitor the Mississippi River, stormwater outfalls, and best management practices within the bounds of the watershed in order to learn from and inform future MWMO investments. Emily is especially passionate about working with partners to make sure that the work we do in the watershed is effective at protecting and improving the Mississippi River. Emily has previously worked with city and watershed partners to evaluate the long-term quality of rivers and streams in the region and to understand the risks to our infrastructure from a changing climate. Emily is a Professional Engineer and has a Master’s Degree in Water Resources Science and a Certificate in Program Evaluation, both from the University of Minnesota.