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Public Invited to Celebration of Northeast Minneapolis Islamic Center’s Green Makeover

MWMO News Release - October 1, 2019

Ceremonial ‘Watering of the Raingardens’ to be Held at Islamic Cultural Community Center (Masjid Al-Huda) on October 11, 2019, at 4:30 p.m. OCTOBER 1, 2019 | FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (

March 12, 2019

Collective efforts solve multiple issues, advance reuse

Stormwater Management - Spring 2019

Within the US state of Minnesota's new Towerside Innovation District, a testing ground for experimental approaches to city planning, the Mississippi Watershed Management Organization is at the helm of a unique approach to stormwater management that hinges on cooperation between neighbors.
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February 5, 2019

Stevenson kindergarten students ‘save seeds’ for rain garden

Fridley Sun Focus - Feb. 4, 2019

On a mission to fight pollution, Stevenson kindergarten students kicked off a school-wide initiative as they ‘saved seeds’ on Jan. 11.
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City of Fridley snow plow trucks in a garage.
January 23, 2019

Upgraded Snow-Fighting Equipment Helps Fridley Reduce Water Pollution

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January 23, 2019

Columbia Golf Course gets stormwater funds

Northeaster - January 23, 2019

The Mississippi Watershed Management Organization (MWMO) will begin to address flooding issues and water quality in Northeast Minneapolis, thanks to $800,000 from the Minnesota Board of Water and Soil Resources (BWSR).
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Close-up photo of a girl reading a book. (Shutterstock)
January 10, 2019

Help Your Kids Learn about Protecting Water with these Fun and Colorful Books

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January 3, 2019

Golf course upgrades meant to reduce pollution in Mississippi

KSTP - Jan. 2, 2019

A new project is meant to keep polluted water out of the Mississippi River, and reduce flooding in Northeast Minneapolis and Columbia Heights. The Mississippi Watershed Management Organization (MWMO) has been awarded $800,000 from the Minnesota Board of Soil and Water Resources...
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January 2, 2019

$800,000 Grant to Help Reduce Pollution in Northeast Minneapolis

MWMO News Release - January 2, 2019

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January 1, 2019

You Can Skip The Salt And Scrape Off Sidewalk Ice Monday

Patch.com - Dec. 31, 2018

... conditions are warming enough where the use of salt isn't necessary, according to the Mississippi Watershed Management Organization...
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January 1, 2019

Weather creates hazards on Minnesota roads and Twin Cities sidewalks

Star Tribune - Dec. 31, 2018

Stubborn ice can be removed with a scraper or chisel, available at most hardware stores, according to a tweet from the Mississippi Watershed Management Organization.
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