To achieve a balanced urban ecology, we partner to deliver high-impact projects and policies that bridge land use and water planning.
We collaborate with public and private partners in a focused, flexible, and responsive manner to maximize natural resource benefits and the goals of our communities.
We manage and protect water resources across a 178-square-mile region through capital project partnerships.
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Dry conditions across Minnesota began in 2020 and expanded rapidly across the state during the summer of 2021. The Minnehaha Creek Watershed District (MCWD) was classified with moderate drought and severe drought in the summer of 2021.
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