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Master Water Stewards Information Session on September 11th at Enki Brewing

Master Water Stewards Information Session 5:30pm – 6:30pm, September 11, 2018 Enki Brewing, Victoria If you love your local lake or creek, you can help keep it clean by becoming a Master Water Steward! The program, which trains people how … Continue reading

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5 Tips for Keeping Our Neighborhood Waters Clean

Storm drains allow stormwater runoff to flow to local lakes and rivers untreated, taking with it any pollutants, debris, and litter in its path. Stormwater runoff from both urban and rural landscapes create issues for waters in our watershed, particularly … Continue reading

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Lone Zebra Mussel Discovered in Lake Minnewashta at Pleasant Acres Assocation Beach/Launch

Carver County Water Management Organization 600 East 4th Street, Chaska, MN 55318 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Contact: Andrew Dickhart 952-361-1871 Invasive species specialists with the Carver County Water Management Organization (CCWMO) and Minnehaha Creek Watershed District (MCWD) confirmed the presence of … Continue reading

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Calendar of Events for July 4th Fun on Lake Minnewashta

Thanks to the hard work of MANY people around the lake, our July 4th plans are COMPLETE! Please join us for any or all of the fun events we have planned on Lake Minnewashta. The best viewing area for the Water Ski show … Continue reading

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Planting for Clean Water

It’s officially spring, and we are ready to hear the birds singing, see buds swelling on tree branches and watch refreshing rains that wash away the salt and grit from the landscape. But the salt and grit that has accumulated … Continue reading

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A low-salt diet for our lakes and streams

Despite the warmer weather this week, it’s never too early to consider the impact of salt on our waters. A little salt can go a long way for managing snow and ice. But too much salt – which may be … Continue reading

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