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VLAWMO Surveys

Posted on June 30, 2016
VLAWMO is conducting two surveys to better understand it's audiences. One survey is for the general community,…

Public Hearing on the New Water Plan

Posted on June 15, 2016
The 2017-2026 Comprehensive Water Plan is complete. A public hearing will take place at the June 22nd board me…

Water Quality Sampling and Monitoring Quality Assurance Project Plan

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Upcoming events

Tue, Sep 27 2016 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm

Launching a new water quality initiative, VLAWMO is partnering with the U of MN and Midwest Floating Islands to install a new floating island wetland in a Vadnais Heights stormpond. A presentation and Q&A session will discuss how the island works and what role it plays in the watershed.

From: Wed, Sep 28 2016 - 5:30pm to Thu, Sep 08 2016 - 6:30pm

This is the first of WAV's new Bi-monthly meeting schedule. Come to discuss what action plans WAV is already cooking-up, find ways to be involved, or just learn more about VLAWMO. Contact (651) 204-6070 for questions. If unable to attend, call prior to the 28th to be involved.

Fri, Oct 14 2016 - 7:30am to 8:30am

Location: Vadnais Heights City Hall, 800 East County Road E, Vadnais Heights

The technical commission meets the second Friday of each month at 7:30am in Vadnais Heights City Hall to review and consider watershed business as well as to make recommendations to the Board for wider scope decisions.

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Water Stewardship Pledge

Water Stewardship Pledge

Posted on September 16, 2016
Governor Dayton invites all Minnesotans to take the Water Stewardship Pledge.

White Bear Montessori Partnership

White Bear Montessori Partnership

Posted on September 14, 2016
The project of summer, 2016 - a stormwater retrofit at the White Bear Montessori.

VIDEO: Watershed & Drainage System

VIDEO: Watershed & Drainage System

Posted on August 19, 2016
An introduction to VLAWMO's watershed infrastructure and the chain of lakes.

Planning for Clean Water

Planning for Clean Water

Posted on July 20, 2016
A rundown of VLAWMO's upcoming water plan.

Birch Lake Shoreline Update

Birch Lake Shoreline Update

Posted on June 22, 2016
Birch Lake has underwent a recent shoreline maintenance as well as a water quality sampling.