Learn What You Can Do

Help protect our water quality at home and in your community with these simple tips.

Fight Pollution this Winter

Learn how to keep your sidewalk and driveway ice-free this winter without using harmful salts and deicing chemicals.

Hands-On Learning

A pair of free, two-hour programs allow youth to explore the impacts of water quality in our environment and community. Sign up today!

What We Do

The MWMO is a public organization that partners to protect and improve water and habitat in our urban watershed. We invest in people and infrastructure to support clean water, and provide knowledge, scientific data and expertise to help manage our vital water resources.

About MWMO

Our Blog: The Latest

May Lee with students.
March 23, 2017

Planting native seeds with a new generation

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The sidewalk at the Columbia Heights Library.
March 21, 2017

No salt required: sidewalk snowmelt system fights snow and ice

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Barb Spears and Teri Heyer
February 21, 2017

Tree-Huggers Unite: Protecting Urban Tree Canopies

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