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Water Level Update – September 30, 2022

Drought conditions have expanded across Minnesota. The September 27, 2022, U.S. Drought Monitor map update (shown below on the right), identifies that 4.37% of...
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Water Level Update – July 22, 2022

The U.S. Drought Monitor map for Minnesota is updated every Thursday. The July 21, 2022, drought map update identifies that approximately 1.46%...
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Water Level Update – July 14, 2022

Dry conditions across Minnesota began in 2020 and expanded rapidly across the state during the summer of 2021. The Minnehaha...
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Water Level Update – June 14, 2022

The Minnehaha Creek Watershed District (MCWD) opened the Gray’s Bay Dam for the first time in 2022 on Wednesday, June...
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Share Your Input on Current 325 Blake Road Designs through February 16

MCWD hosted a virtual public meeting on January 24th to present updated designs for its stormwater and Greenway project. We...
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Partnerships Help Restore Community Park in Edina

As with all of our work, the Arden Park restoration was born out of partnership. In 2014, MCWD and the...
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Water Level Update – July 23, 2021

Gray’s Bay dam was closed on Wednesday, July 21, as required by the dam’s operating plan when Lake Minnetonka falls...
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A $240 million makeover for a blighted Minnehaha Creek site in Hopkins

Star Tribune The project will include nearly 800 apartments and townhomes, a new pond and better access to the popular...
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Water Level Update – May 17, 2021

The Gray’s Bay Dam was opened for the first time in 2021 on Friday, May 14. Due to dry weather...
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Water Level Update – October 7, 2020

Gray’s Bay dam was closed on Monday, October 5, as required by the dam’s operating plan when Lake Minnetonka falls...
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Water Level Update – September 14, 2019

Potential High Water Update Rainfall totals between September 9-12 totaled on average between approximately 2.5 – 3.3 inches according to the Hennepin...
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Water Level Update – March 17, 2020

After close coordination and consultation with its partners and communities, Minnehaha Creek Watershed District (MCWD) opened the Gray’s Bay Dam for...
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