Projects

Explore stormwater infrastructure and watershed restoration projects around the District. Searchable by city, nearby water body, or project phase. To view smaller projects in your neighborhood, view the Neighborhood Map. For information on funding for your own project, visit our Stewardship Grant page.

Explore stormwater infrastructure and watershed restoration projects around the District. Searchable by city, nearby water body, or project phase. To view smaller projects in your neighborhood, view the Neighborhood Map. For information on funding for your own project, visit our Stewardship Grant page.

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Maplewood Mall Retrofit

Maplewood Mall Retrofit

North Saint Paul
Owasso Basin

Owasso Basin

Saint Paul
Kohlman Basin

Kohlman Basin

Maplewood
Gervais Mill Pond

Gervais Mill Pond

Little Canada
Grace Church

Grace Church

Roseville
Gervais Beach Pond

Gervais Beach Pond

Little Canada
Dey Distributing

Dey Distributing

Vadnais Heights
Casey Lake Shoreline

Casey Lake Shoreline

North Saint Paul
Ames Lake

Ames Lake

Saint Paul
Kohlman Lake

Maplewood Mall Retrofit

This innovative project cleans 20 million gallons of stormwater each year.

Battle Creek

Maplewood Living Streets

A demonstration project to benefit residents and improve water quality.

Blufflands

Lower Afton Road Drainageway Improvements

An erosion and flood control project along Lower Afton Road.

Gervais Creek

Lakeside Pond Buffer

Blue flag iris provides a lovely solution to pollutants and excessive geese.

Lake Phalen

Lake Phalen Shoreline

A project to prevent erosion led to restoration of two miles of stunning shoreland.

Gervais Lake, Keller Lake, Kohlman Lake, Lake Phalen

Lake Phalen Chain Carp Management

The Phalen Chain of Lakes: Groundbreaking carp research and effective management through a partnership with the University of Minnesota

Lake Owasso

Lake Owasso Shoreline Restoration

A park improvement project inspired this ecological buffer restoration

Bennett Lake, Lake Owasso, Lake Wabasso

Lake Owasso Chain Carp Management

The Owasso Chain of Lakes: Reducing the carp population to improve water quality

Kohlman Creek

Kohlman Creek Bank Stabilization

This creek stabilization protects Kohlman Basin wetland and Kohlman Lake.

Kohlman Creek

Maplewood Middle School

Three large rain gardens filter runoff and protect water quality in Kohlman Creek.

Gervais Creek

Marketplace Pond Buffer

Marketplace Pond is an oasis of prairie in the midst of a suburban shopping district.

Kohlman Creek

Markham Pond Aeration

This former carp nursery has been rehabilitated to a bass and bluegill fishery.

Battle Creek

New Horizon Academy

This garden filters runoff and protects water quality in Battle Creek.

Bennett Lake

North Heights Christian Academy

A rain garden filters runoff from the church parking lot.

Kohlman Creek

North Presbyterian Church

A rain garden filters runoff from the church parking lot.

Kohlman Creek

North St. Paul Urban Ecology Center

This abandoned sod farm now harbors a diverse ecosystem along a popular trail.

Gervais Creek

Owasso Basin

A large treatment pond provides flood protection to nearby properties.

Kohlman Creek

PCU Environmental Learning Center (Target Pond)

This pond provides flood protection while hosting pollinators and waterfowl.

Lake Phalen

Phalen Chain of Lakes Outlet

This outlet Increases the flow capacity of Lake Phalen reduced flooding upstream.

St. Paul Beltline Interceptor

Phalen Wetland Restoration

This ephemeral wetland is directly connected to Lake Phalen.

Blufflands

Ponds at Battle Creek Golf Course

This executive course showcases prairie, savanna and scenic water features

Wakefield Lake

Presentation of the Blessed Virgin Mary Catholic Church

Six rain gardens and one infiltration trench filters runoff from the church parking lot.

Bennett Lake

Prince of Peace Lutheran Church

Two rain gardens filter runoff from the church parking lot.

Willow Creek

Redeemer Lutheran Church

Two rain gardens filter parking lot runoff to protect Willow Creek.

Kohlman Lake

Redeeming Love Church

Five rain gardens filter runoff from the church roof and parking lot.

Lake Owasso

Rosetown American Legion

Two rain gardens filter runoff from the parking lot.

Bennett Lake

Roseville Area Middle School

This rain garden filters parking lot runoff to protect water quality in Bennett Lake.

Ryan Drive Conveyance

RWMWD installed a new box culvert to replace the current arch-shaped culvert on Ryan Drive.

Gervais Creek

Savage Lake Outlet Improvement

An improved outlet to keep water levels stable.

Battle Creek

Slumberland Clearance Outlet Store – Suburban Avenue

This native planting area reduced impervious surface, provides pollinator habitat, and filters rainwater runoff before it drains into Battle Creek

Grass Lake

Snail Lake Regional Park Wetland Restoration

Partnerships are working to restore and preserve the most ecologically diverse parkland in the northern part of the Watershed

Kohlman Lake

Kohlman Basin

This wetland system cleans storm water flowing to the Phalen Chain of Lakes.

Kohlman Creek

Kennard Street Control Structure

This control structure improves drainage along Kohlman Creek.

Gervais Lake

Keller Parkway Conveyance

RWMWD installed two new box culverts to replace the current arch-shaped culverts on Keller Parkway.

Keller Lake

Keller Lake Shoreline

Restoration transformed this unnatural rock shoreline into diverse native plantings.

Lake Phalen

Keller Golf Course

A strong partnership makes Keller Golf Course an award-winning ecological preserve.

Lake Phalen

Keller Creek Buffer

This wildlife and recreational corridor connects Keller and Phalen regional parks.

Willow Creek

St. Stephen Lutheran Church

A rain garden filters runoff from the church parking lot.

Kohlman Creek

Iron Enhanced Sand Filter

Sand and steel keep phosphorous out of Kohlman Lake.

Tanners Lake

Tanners Lake Outlet

An emergency outlet repair project for Tanners Lake.

Tanners Lake

Tanners Lake Alum Treatment Facility

A unique treatment facility to remove phosphorus from stormwater.

Tanners Lake

Tanners Lake Berm

A berm along Tanners Lake helps with flood water retention and water quality.

Tanners Lake

Tanners Lake 5th Street Basin

A wetland modification to help improve the water quality of Tanners Lake.

Tanners Lake

Tanners Lake Tartan High School Pond

A high quality wetland constructed to treat water before reaching Tanners lake.

Tanners Lake

Tanners Lake Wetland

Modifications to a nearby wetland help bring cleaner water to Tanners Lake.

Willow Creek

Taurus Engineering

A rain garden filters runoff from the parking lot.

Battle Creek

Trinity Presbyterian Church

A pair of rain gardens capture and filter runoff from the church parking lot.

Battle Creek Lake

Valley Creek Road Infiltration System

A stormwater treatment system catches runoff before reaching Tamarack Swamp.

Battle Creek Lake

Vogel Manufacturing Drainage Improvements

Pond modifications alleviate flooding of a business and roadway.

Wakefield Lake

Wakefield Park Stormwater Improvements

Four rain gardens filter parking lot runoff to protect Wakefield Lake from pollution.

Kohlman Creek

Weaver Elementary School

This school rain garden protects Kohlman Creek from runoff pollution.

Willow Creek

Willow Creek Drainage Improvements

A new storm sewer system to safely convey flows to Willow Lake.

Bennett Lake

Willow Pond CMAC

This large rain garden filters runoff and protects water quality in Bennett Lake

Battle Creek Lake

Woodbury Elementary and Middle School

This pair of large school rain gardens protect Battle Creek Lake from runoff pollution.

Wakefield Lake

Woodland Hills Church

Four rain gardens filter parking lot runoff to protect Wakefield Lake from pollution.

Bennett Lake

Grace Church

Carver Lake

Carver Ravine

Battle Creek Lake

ABI Water Quality Pond

The Apostolic Bible Institute (ABS) Pond project removes nutrients and sediments from stormwater runoff originating in a large residential area of Oakdale.

Ames Lake

Ames Lake

A remarkable journey from wetland to shopping center and back.

Battle Creek

Battle Creek Erosion and Flood Control

This major project solved dangerous flooding and erosion issues along Battle Creek and spurred the formation of the Ramsey-Washington Metro Watershed District.