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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 […]
New Stormwater Park and Learning Center Demonstrates Sustainable Development, Green Infrastructure
MWMO News Release - Aug 27, 2015
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.
Walker Art Center goes green in $75 million project
Star Tribune - April 20, 2015
The state of Minnesota provided $8.5 million in bonding funds; $1.5 million came from the Mississippi Watershed Management Organization.
Edison High School getting a green makeover
The Journal - Feb. 27, 2013
HOLLAND — A two-part stormwater management project at Edison High School will begin construction the day after school gets out, bringing a new rain garden, more trees, parking lot improvements and public artwork to the school. The estimated $400,000 project will be funded through a capital investment by the Mississippi Watershed Management Organization (MWMO) and is part of the Northeast Green Campus Initiative.