Content Type: External News

Aerial view of construction at the Columbia Golf Course.
November 10, 2020

Columbia Golf Course undergoing $7.4 million in drainage work

Minneapolis / St. Paul Business Journal

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The Mississippi River near the Stone Arch Bridge during a recent water level drawdown.
October 12, 2020

People flocked to see the recent drawdown of the Mississippi River. Why can’t the river be like that all the time?

MinnPost

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The front of the East Side Storage and Maintenance Facility.
September 23, 2020

Inside Tour: Environmentally friendly Eastside Maintenance Facility

Northeaster

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April 22, 2020

Path to River app, storm drain cleanup challenge

Northeaster

The Mississippi Watershed Management Organization (MWMO) 2522 Marshall Street NE, an organization that strives to conserve and help advance water quality, recently developed an application that tracks storm drain water and its direct path to the Mississippi River. By developing the Path to the River app, the MWMO hopes that once community members see how […]
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April 4, 2020

Environmental resources still available during pandemic

Southwest Journal

…While the service may be available in early April, the Mississippi Watershed Management Organization recommends waiting on your spring garden cleanup until mid-April or early May. That’s because most pollinators do not emerge until temperatures are consistently above 50 degrees. Throughout the winter and spring, many of these insects take refuge under leaves, in hollow […]
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January 24, 2020

Twin Cities first ‘eco-mosque’ hoping to solve flooding issue, bring community together

KSTP-TV

A Minneapolis mosque plagued with flooding issues is getting a much-needed makeover. Thanks to grant money from the Mississippi Watershed Management Organization and Hennepin County, the Masjid An-Nur mosque is set to become the first “eco-mosque” in the Twin Cities.
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January 20, 2020

What’s killing Nicollet Mall’s trees?

Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal

[…] 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?

Minnesota Public Radio News

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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December 5, 2019

New park taking shape in Prospect Park

Minnesota Daily - Dec. 4, 2019

[…] The group also collaborated with the Mississippi Watershed Management Organization. MWMO constructed a “stormwater park” on an adjacent plot. The park’s infrastructure collects and filters water into an underground storage tank. The water will then be pumped into the new park’s shade structure an ultraviolet light will kill any remaining bacteria, said Marcy Bean, […]
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