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Work to begin on innovative Willow Pond stormwater filter

A new spent lime filter will be constructed north of Willow Pond in Roseville. The arrows show how stormwater flows downstream to nearby Bennett Lake.

Make an impact in your community! Become a Master Water Steward

Master Water Stewards are a growing team of trained volunteers who are helping watershed districts and cities make positive impacts across their…

District office goes solar with 150-panel rooftop array

Our District office along Gervais Creek in Little Canada has been a demonstration site for environmentally beneficial practices since it was built in 2005.

Construction around Grass Lake marks ongoing efforts to address high water

Roads and trails around Vadnais-Snail Lakes Regional Park in Shoreview have seen construction activity ramp up as projects are underway to optimize drainage of high…

Box nets and barriers help manage common carp on Owasso Chain

by Bill Bartodziej, natural resources specialist Our second season of common carp management on the Lake Owasso chain of lakes is well underway. Box-netting…

WaterFest 2018 Photos

Here are a few glimpses of WaterFest 2018, captured by Anita Jader. Held June 2nd at Lake Phalen, this year’s WaterFest was particularly wet, but…

Willow Pond filtration system to clean up stormwater headed for Bennett Lake

We are currently working on the final design for a spent lime filter at Willow Pond designed to improve the water quality of nearby…

Spent lime filter to improve water quality in Wakefield Lake

by Chris O’Brien, communications coordinator If you’ve driven by the corner of Frost Avenue and Kennard Street in Maplewood recently, you may have seen…

Grass Lake berm construction underway

Construction is underway on a permanent reinforced berm along the northern shoreline of Grass Lake. The berm will help contain high water during periods of…

A solution for salt?

How a new law could reduce chloride pollution in Minnesota by Chris O’Brien, communications coordinator Excess salt applied to a Saint Paul school…