Downtown Mound Redevelopment

Encouraging water-friendly redevelopment

City:

Project Status: 
Completed
Year Completed: 
2005
About this project: 

In 2005, the Watershed District collaborated with the City of Mound for a redevelopment project within the City to reconstruct the existing downtown business and residential district adjacent to Lost Lake and Langdon Lake.  

Components:

  • Rain gardens
  • Dry creek swales
  • 16,000 sq. ft. pervious concrete parking lot at Wolner Baseball Field
  • Pervious paver parking lots at the Transit Station and True Value Hardware Store

Outcomes:

  • Reduce phosphorus loading to Langdon Lake and Cooks Bay in Lake Minnetonka
  • Demonstrate green infrastructure using innovative stormwater management techniques, treating stormwater as an asset not a waste product
  • Model of public/private partnership in development