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Exploring the Upper River: Stormwater Park
Mill City Times - Feb. 25, 2017

...[T]he hidden gem I’m writing about this month would be right under your nose at that point, Stormwater Park at the Mississippi Watershed Management Organization’s facility, 2522 Marshall Street NE.

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Minneapolis Area Synod embarks on watershed stewardship campaign
Southwest Journal - Jan. 12, 2017

Eco exhibit featured in Northeast (...) The Mississippi Watershed Management Organization is hosting the exhibit, called “Climate, Energy, and Community: What We Can Do,” at its Stormwater Park and Learning Center this year.

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Columbia Heights Library honored with Brownfield award
Sun Focus - Dec. 10, 2016

...The city also has a partnership agreement with the Mississippi Watershed Management Organization and features a landscape with storm water best management practices...

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Blind Somali math teacher adding to his legacy in Minneapolis
Star Tribune - Nov. 27, 2016

… Recently, Xiito took on a project from the Mississippi Watershed Management Organization to do community education for Twin Cities Somalis about the importance of clean water and protecting the land.

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Minnesota Brownfields honors five projects
Finance & Commerce - Nov. 21, 2016

Columbia Heights’ new library at 3939 Central Ave. NE won the small city impact award for creating a new 22,600-square-foot building that replaced a 60-year-old facility and a vacant, contaminated site once home to a Burger King.

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Request for Professional Services (2017-2018)
MWMO News Release - Nov 4, 2016

Firms interested in providing services to the MWMO for 2017-18 should submit a letter of interest, a list of related work/projects/clients, a list of key personnel and their qualifications, and a fee schedule.

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Puddles will have a purpose on St. Paul’s West Side Flats
Star Tribune - Oct. 13, 2016

It is being done in the Prospect Park neighborhood of Minneapolis, where ground was broken this summer for the Towerside District Stormwater System, designed to treat 4.5 million gallons of runoff for reuse each year.

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Setting the standard for green schools
Southwest Journal - Sept. 20, 2016

…The new eco-friendly high school is the result of community partners — including Spark-Y, the Mississippi Watershed Management Organization, the school board, the Holland Neighborhood Improvement Association and City Council…

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Prospect Park gets its biggest commercial development yet, an apartment-retail complex
Star Tribune - Sept. 10, 2016

The Rise at Prospect Park developers are among several who are participating in a shared private stormwater facility that is under construction in the neighborhood.

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