The imperative to update stormwater infrastructure is urgent, and both private owners and public agencies have a lot at stake.

Minnesota’s 50 largest cities are all oriented to prominent bodies of water: Metropolitan cities emerged around the core of St. Paul and Minneapolis and the convergence of the Mississippi and Minnesota rivers. Duluth is inseparable from Lake Superior. And Rochester, Mankato, Moorhead, Owatonna, Austin, Winona, Faribault, and Farmington developed as river towns.

By: Jon Commers

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