Waterfront Bulletin

Waterfront Bulletin e-newsletter

Waterfront Bulletin is a monthly e-newsletter featuring timely updates on impaired waters, watershed project funding, and activities related to water restoration and protection throughout Minnesota.

  • Commission receives 290 funding proposals totaling $203M
  • BWSR accepting proposals for One Watershed, One Plan grants
  • MPCA proposing clearer requirements for industrial stormwater management
  • Now online: Draft MS4 general permit with changes highlighted
  • Help wanted: Nearly 700 volunteers to conduct water monitoring at high-priority sites
  • Agency offering new course: Smart Salting for Property Managers
  • 0% interest loans available for projects aimed at reducing chloride, I and I, and other BMPs
  • In the news and online: Updates on court cases, studies
  • Upcoming events: Grant deadlines, We Are Water MN

Published: May 24, 2019

Missed it by that much

  • Met Council report: Good news, and some bad, on water quality of major rivers in Twin Cities
  • Comments sought on cleanup of ponds behind Duluth Pier
  • MPCA seeking public input on expanded chloride management plan
  • Online: New and improved Smart Salting Assessment Tool
  • Kessler returns to MPCA as assistant commissioner of water and ag policy
  • We Are Water MN exhibit opens in Austin, focuses on Cedar River watershed
  • Minnesota River Congress to convene May 16, discuss water storage on landscape
  • EPA approves TMDL for Thief River watershed
  • Water Storage Forum brings together citizens, experts to talk past issues and current opportunities
  • Minnesota’s water quality certified farms: Nearly half a million acres and counting
  • In the news and online: Earth Day and more
  • Upcoming events: Nibi walks, Water Summit
Published: April 30, 2019

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Editor: Cathy Rofshus, 507-206-2608

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