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May 30, 2018, 9:00 AM

District boundaries updated

On 4/25/2108, the Board of Water and Soil Resources has updated the boundaries of the Riley Purgatory Bluff Creek Watershed District with the Nine Mile Creek Watershed District, Minnehaha Creek Watershed District, Lower Minnesota River Watershed District. These changes were updated based on updated on water drainage information.

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Oct 16, 2017, 1:04 PM

Become a Member of the CAC

Do you care about the lakes, creeks, wetlands, and ponds in your community? Do you wonder how you might help to protect and restore them? Become a volunteer on the Citizens Advisory Committee (CAC) at the Riley Purgatory Bluff Creek Watershed District (RPBCWD) and make a difference through sharing your community insights and ideas.

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Oct 10, 2017, 3:37 PM

Brittle Naiad Found on Lotus Lake

Brittle Naiad was recently found on Lotus Lake for the first time. Brittle Naiad is an invasive aquatic plant that can form dense mats that out-compete native species and interfere with recreational activities like boating, swimming and fishing. The plant breaks easily into pieces that can spread the plant to new locations.

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Aug 18, 2017, 3:40 PM

RPBCWD Resident Talks Blue-Green Algae With WCCO

The deadly blue-green algae is back in Minnesota lakes. WCCO interviews RPBCWD resident, Matt Lindon, to see what he has to say.

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Aug 14, 2017, 3:40 PM

Brittle Naiad Attack!

Lake Ann has been reported with a new infestation of the aquatic invasive species, Brittle Naiad.

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Aug 6, 2017, 1:31 PM

Watershed Tour Brings Together Community to Talk About Clean Water

On July 31, over sixty people boarded buses at the Riley Purgatory Bluff Creek Watershed District in Chanhassen and embarked on a tour of local lakes, creeks, and wetlands. Participants ranged from city mayors and commissioners, to community members and the watershed district board of managers.

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Jul 13, 2017, 1:56 PM

Healthy Lawns for Healthy Water

Lawn care can be a dreaded part of summer, but following some simple practices can help make it easier, and keep our lakes and creeks healthy!

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