Content Type: External News
Stormwater project will protect Roseville’s Lake McCarrons
Star Tribune - Nov. 13, 2015
St. Anthony, the Mississippi Water Management Organization, Minneapolis, St. Anthony and Hennepin County are collaborating to construct a $1.6 million underground stormwater treatment and research facility. It will treat 169 million gallons of runoff annually, removing 39 tons of sediment.
On the bleak side of Prospect Park, a transformation nears turning point
Star Tribune - Oct. 31, 2015
The Mississippi Watershed Management Organization (MWMO) has been a part of a committee analyzing the potential for a district system, which it plans to test on the same two blocks […]
New stormwater park and learning center
KARE 11 - Sept. 18, 2015
GOLDEN VALLEY, Minn. — Northeast Minneapolis has a new education center. The Stormwater Park and Learning Center is located just upstream from the Lowry Bridge, and features a number of […]
MWMO facility shows how storm water works
Finance & Commerce - Sept. 18, 2015
Overlooking the steel-cabled Lowry Avenue Bridge and an industrial stretch of the Mississippi River in Northeast Minneapolis, the Mississippi Watershed Management Organization’s headquarters stands out. The two-level, 11,200-square-foot building’s variegated […]
Photos: One-of-a-kind Stormwater Park protects Mississippi Watershed
Minnesota Public Radio News - Sept. 17, 2015
A new park in northeast Minneapolis will celebrate its grand opening on Saturday. Stormwater Park and Learning Center on the Mississippi River uses engineering, beauty and research to help people […]
Reddy Rents to install rain gardens along Hiawatha Ave.
Longfellow Nokomis Messenger - September 2015
The project was made possible by a grant from the Mississippi Watershed Management Organization, administered by the Longfellow Business Association (LBA). “I’m especially thrilled to partner with businesses,” said LBA Staff […]
Fridley council accepts bid for street rehabilitation project
Sun Focus - Aug. 26, 2015
[A] chamber storm water treatment system is being proposed at Summit Square Park, along the piping on Horizon Drive, which is being funded by a Mississippi Watershed Management Organization grant.
An Urbanist’s Dream: New MSP Innovation District Would Create National Standard for City Building
The Line - July 28, 2015
The shared stormwater plan is particularly innovative and eco-friendly. Mississippi Watershed Management Organization is spearheading the construction of aboveground and/or underground reservoirs to store stormwater runoff from private properties.
Columbia Heights library progresses into design phase
Sun Focus - June 18, 2015
The city received a $300,000 grant from Anoka County to help with environmental remediation, along with a $600,000 grant from the Mississippi Watershed Management Organization to help with stormwater efforts.