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Explore the watershed

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Welcome to your watershed.

Since 1969, the Riley Purgatory Bluff Creek Watershed District has worked to protect, manage, and restore water resources. This work would not be possible without the help of the local leaders, businesses, community members, teachers and volunteers who make up our watershed. We invite you to explore your watershed and find out how you can get involved!

This time of year, the lakes and creeks around the district are more beautiful than ever, and we hope you have a chance to get out and enjoy the scenery. Read on to learn about changes at the watershed, volunteer opportunities, and a new photo…
Date posted: 10/1/2018
The RPBCWD Board of Managers on July 11, 2018 adopted its 4th generation Water Management Plan: Planning for the Next Ten Years 2018-2027. The Plan was developed with input from RPBCWD Managers, staff and officials from the cities, state agencies,…
Date posted: 8/1/2018
It was a rainy, chilly morning but spirits were high as volunteers arrived at Eden Prairie High School on Monday. They gathered around high school senior Beth Kutina, as she described the plan for the day. First they'd need to cut away the grass,…
Date posted: 6/22/2018

How can you help?


  • Volunteer
  • Plant a rain garden
  • Install a rain barrel
  • So much more!

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