Commission Meets Monthly
The Elm Creek Watershed Management Commission meets on the second Wednesday of each month in the Mayor's Conference Room at Maple Grove City Hall, 12800 Arbor Lakes Parkway, Maple Grove, MN. The agenda is updated seven days prior to the meeting.
Commission Responds to Comments on TMDL/WRAPS
The public comment period for the draft Elm Creek Watershed Management Commission Watershed Total Maximum Daily Load (TMDL) and Watershed Restoration and Protection Strategy (WRAPS) Reports closed on August 4, 2016. Responses to the comments received will be available after October 14, 2016.
Minnesota's Buffer Initiative
Minnesota’s New Buffer Initiative will soon require public waters in the state - lakes, rivers and streams - to be surrounded by vegetated buffers 50-feet wide (on average) and public ditches to have 16.5-foot wide buffers as well. Buffers will need to be installed on public waters by November 2017 and on public drainage systems by November 2018. Read more.
Fish Lake closer to getting off impaired waters list
Channel 12/Northwest Community Television of Brooklyn Park, Minnesota recently produced and aired a story on this upcoming project. News Story