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An Urbanist’s Dream: New MSP Innovation District Would Create National Standard for City Building
The Line - July 28, 2015

The shared stormwater plan is particularly innovative and eco-friendly. Mississippi Watershed Management Organization is spearheading the construction of aboveground and/or underground reservoirs to store stormwater runoff from private properties.

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Columbia Heights library progresses into design phase
Sun Focus - June 18, 2015

The city received a $300,000 grant from Anoka County to help with environmental remediation, along with a $600,000 grant from the Mississippi Watershed Management Organization to help with stormwater efforts.

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Walker Art Center goes green in $75 million project
Star Tribune - April 20, 2015

The state of Minnesota provided $8.5 million in bonding funds; $1.5 million came from the Mississippi Watershed Management Organization.

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Edison High School getting a green makeover
The Journal - Feb. 27, 2013

HOLLAND — A two-part stormwater management project at Edison High School will begin construction the day after school gets out, bringing a new rain garden, more trees, parking lot improvements and public artwork to the school. The estimated $400,000 project will be funded through a capital investment by the Mississippi Watershed Management Organization (MWMO) and is part of the Northeast Green Campus Initiative.

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