2.1 Location

The Minnehaha Creek subwatershed encompasses all the MCWD downstream of the Grays Bay dam, and is commonly referred to as the “lower watershed”  The cities of Plymouth, Wayzata, Minnetonka, St. Louis Park, Hopkins, Edina, Minneapolis, and Richfield have land within this subwatershed (see Figure 1).  The Minnehaha Creek subwatershed is 30,290 acres in size (47.3 square miles).