Learn About Watersheds

A significant piece to fulfilling the MWMO’s mission involves educating the community on the importance of protecting our water.

From the basics of how a watershed works to the impacts of climate change on stormwater infrastructure, we can help you learn about a variety of water related topics.

Art & Exhibits

The MWMO Stormwater Park and Learning Center hosts various art and educational exhibits throughout the year. See what’s currently on display and browse our past projects.

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Find Your Watershed

Type in your address and our interactive map will tell you if you’re in the MWMO watershed.

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Green Workforce Development

The MWMO works closely with the Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board to facilitate two workforce development programs aimed at training local youth to take on these challenges and become part of the green workforce of the future.

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Preventing Water Pollution

In order to protect our water quality, we need to prevent polluted stormwater runoff from reaching the Mississippi River and other bodies of water. We can accomplish this using a wide variety of tools and actions — from rain gardens to yard care practices.

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Watershed and Stormwater Basics

A primer on all the fundamentals of urban stormwater runoff, including information on watersheds and the water cycle, urban water pollutants, and climate change.

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Visit Us

The MWMO’s Stormwater Park and Learning Center offers visitors the chance to experience a living laboratory of green infrastructure along the Mississippi River.

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