WaterPro Newsletter


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WaterPro was a newsletter created by MCWD for people who work on water issues. You can view past issues of WaterPro by clicking on the links below. To sign up for MCWD's weekly Splash e-newsletter, please click here.


Most Recent newsletter:

  • May 2011:  Information on Wetland Regulations


Archived newsletters:

  • November 2010: Subscribe to WaterPro, MCWD's electronic news for people working with water issues
  • Fall 2007: Jump In! MCWD Celebrates 40 Years; Watershed Heroes Awards Gala; Meet New Land Conservation staff; Green Roofs; 40 Years of Water Management: A Look Back; Traveling Exhibit Tells Story of Watershed Changes; $100,000 in Grant Funds Available; Rules Task Force Update
  • Winter 2007: MCWD Adds Value to Your Education Program; Winter Infiltration; 20 Million Dollars for Conservation; Cynthia Krieg Watershed Stewardship Grants Awarded; District Seeks Rules Task Force Members; Ten Year Plan Approved by Board
  • Fall 2006: MCWD Releases Draft 10-Year Plan; Street Width; District Takes Lead on TMDLs, Udai Singh, District Water Quality Specialist; MCWD Managers Attend Big Island Park Ceremony
  • Summer 2006: Make the Most of Your Comprehensive Plan; Parking Lot Vegetated Swales; Former Farm to Protect Water; Harbor Wildlife; DNR Shoreland Vegetation Grants; New Features at Minnehaha Creek Headwaters; Angela Hammers New District Technician; Jeff Casale Joins MCWD Board of Managers
  • Winter 2006: MCWD sponsors Low Impact Development Conference; The New Minnesota Stormwater Manual; Satellite Water Quality Information; Correction: Orono Buffer Rules; District Purchases 36-acre Farm; MCWD Finalizing Plans; Wojtysiak Joins District as Compliance Officer
  • Fall 2005: Low Impact Development (LID); Orono sets Buffer Rules; Grants for Stewardship; District Staff Changes
  • Spring 2005: Wet Ponds - Increased Effectiveness through More Frequent Maintenance; Solar bees - Landing this summer in Stubbs Bay, DNR Veteran named new MCWD Communication and Education Coordinator
  • Fall 2004: Exotics in the Minnehaha Creek Watershed; Dr. Lorin Hatch joins MCWD as Water Quality Specialist; Boy Scouts named Watershed Heroes for Cleaning up Minnehaha Creek
  • Summer 2004: New MPCA Water Quality Standards Coming; Performance Based Rules; Restaurateur Lee Keeley appointed to MCWD Board
  • Spring 2004: New ways to Educate about Water Resources; Green Roofs Reduce Runoff; New Board Members Named
  • Fall 2003: Waterwise: Proposed Rule M guidelines for Buffers; Excerpts of technical Fact Sheet on Buffers; Trillium Bay Homeowner's Association buffer project
  • Summer 2003: Waterwise: Arboretum Porous Pavement Demonstration; MCWD Adds Staff; Shoreline Resident Example: Kathy and Carl Newman; Fulton Neighborhood Cynthia Krieg Project
  • Spring 2003: Waterwise: City of Plymouth; Gleason Lake Homeowner's Association; West Nile Virus; Wetland Functions and Values Assessment; MCWD/NPDES Rules and Permits
  • Winter 2002: Waterwise: City of St. Louis Park; Updated MCWD Mission Statement; Watershed Hero's Award - Wes Skoglund, Dennis Ozment, Julie Sabo, Victor Gilbertson
  • Spring 2002: Waterwise: City of Minnetrista; New Permit Brochure; Nokomis Award; Jennings Bay Report; Meet Renae Schubert
  • Winter 2001: City Highlight: Minnetonka; BMP's and the Bioretention concept; Rain Garden Testing; Jo Colleran: Minnetonka Environmental Coordinator