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Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony July 21 for New Stormwater Treatment and Research Facility
MWMO News Release - June, 23 2013

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. — A ribbon-cutting ceremony will be held July 21 for a new stormwater treatment and research facility near the border of Minneapolis and St. Anthony Village.

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New Columbia Heights library to be unveiled
Sun Focus - June 17, 2016

The Mississippi Watershed Management Organization helped fund all the onsite stormwater management.

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Park Board breaks ground on Sculpture Garden overhaul
Southwest Journal - May 12, 2016

The Park Board is funding the work through $8.5 million of state bonding funds and $1.5 million from the Mississippi Watershed Management Organization for stormwater management work.

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Tracking water quality in the Mississippi Watershed, with MWMO’s Udai Singh
Minneapolis Riverfront Partnership - April 18, 2016

The Mississippi Watershed Management Organization (MWMO) has for many years tracked local water quality data for the Mississippi and surrounding watershed in the Minneapolis area.

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This Week’s Four Must-See Art Shows
City Pages - Feb. 4, 2016

Aaron Dysart takes ice sculpturing to a whole new level with Watershed. Using data collected from the Mississippi Watershed Management Organization, Dysart has crafted a 3-D scale model replica of the river floor.

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Minneapolis Sculpture Garden to grow with 16 works from Walker Art Center
Star Tribune - Jan. 26, 2016

Its grounds and pathways will be reconfigured, new trees and shrubs planted and water management systems upgraded (…) with funding from the state of Minnesota and the Mississippi Watershed Management Organization.

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Study to review effects of retiring a stretch of the Mississippi River in Minneapolis
Star Tribune - Jan. 4, 2016

The Mississippi Watershed Management Organization, based on the northeast riverfront, the University of Minnesota’s St. Anthony Falls Laboratory and the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources, are cooperating in the work.

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Stormwater project will protect Roseville’s Lake McCarrons
Star Tribune - Nov. 13, 2015

St. Anthony, the Mississippi Water Management Organization, Minneapolis, St. Anthony and Hennepin County are collaborating to construct a $1.6 million underground stormwater treatment and research facility. It will treat 169 million gallons of runoff annually, removing 39 tons of sediment.

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On the bleak side of Prospect Park, a transformation nears turning point
Star Tribune - Oct. 31, 2015

The Mississippi Watershed Management Organization (MWMO) has been a part of a committee analyzing the potential for a district system, which it plans to test on the same two blocks as the greening program along SE. 4th Street in Minneapolis, between 29th and Malcolm.

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