The Lower Mississippi River Watershed Management
Organization (LMRWMO) is located in the southeast part of the Twin
Cities metropolitan area, in northern
Dakota County and southern Ramsey County. The LMRWMO abuts the south
and west sides of the
Mississippi River, from the Mississippi River’s confluence with the
Minnesota River to Rosemount.
Adjacent watershed management organizations (WMOs) include Eagan-IGH
WMO, Lower Minnesota River Watershed District,
and the Vermillion River JPO.
The LMRWMO covers 35,493 acres (55.8 square
miles) and is composed of seven cities partially or wholly within the
organization’s boundaries. The
LMRWMO member cities are: Inver Grove Heights, Lilydale, Mendota
Heights, St. Paul, South St. Paul, Sunfish Lake, and West St. Paul.
Surface water in the LMRWMO ultimately discharges to the Mississippi
Register for the Landscaping for Clean Water Program
2011 Watershed Management Plan - 2015 Amendment
Watershed Restoration and Protection Study
Self Guided Driving Tour
Thank You 2016 Water Quality Monitors!
The LMRWMO would like to thank Maya Levine, Anne Pfankuch, and Jon Libbey for their time and dedication to monitoring the water quality of Pickerel Lake, Lake Augusta, and Thompson Lake in 2016. Thank You!
Click Here to learn more about water quality monitoring within the LMRWMO.