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Project Tackles Erosion Control in Minnehaha Creek

Stormwater Solutions After several years of work, Stantec and project partners have developed a master plan for the creek, but...
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Water Level Update – June 1, 2023

MCWD Classified as Abnormally Dry The U.S. Drought Monitor map is updated every Thursday. The May 30, 2023 drought map update for Minnesota,...
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Water Level Update – May 1, 2023

2022 Precipitation & Drought Summary The Twin Cities ended 2022 with 22.97 inches of total precipitation, which was 8.65 inches...
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MCWD History 2010–2020

MCWD entered a new era of strategic focus on integrating its mission with the missions of public and private land...
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MCWD History 2000–2009

MCWD entered the new millennium taking strong stands, willing to pursue the leading and bleeding edge of water resources protection....
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MCWD History 1993–1999

In this period of accelerating capacity, planning, and implementation, MCWD entered a time of greater public visibility by addressing water...
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MCWD History 1980–1992

During this period, MCWD established data-driven project planning. It completed its first major project at the Gray’s Bay Headwaters Control...
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MCWD History 1967–1979

In its first twelve years, the MCWD focused on its founding mandate to address flooding issues and plan for the...
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“Anything but normal”: 2023 has Minnehaha Falls back in business following drought

CBS Minnesota MINNEAPOLIS — Six months after Minnehaha Falls was reduced to a dribble, the Twin Cities landmark is back flowing freely....
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Can Minnehaha Creek be restored?

Longfellow Nokomis Messenger Experts weigh in on problems, suggest solutions By Russ Henry and Sean Connaughty While the mighty gush...
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MCWD Receives State, National Recognition

NEWS RELEASE Awards cite innovative work as District’s focus on climate action grows. Minnehaha Creek Watershed District (MCWD) has been...
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Building Climate Resilience Through Partnership

A major theme to the Minnehaha Creek Watershed District’s (MCWD) work is “resiliency.” The term refers to the ability to...
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