About the URRWMO

Watershed Plan Update:

Watershed Plan Current Draft 9/28/2017

BWSR 90-day Coverletter 10/11/2017

Written Comment Received and Changes to the Plan 09/28/2017

A public hearing on this most recent draft of the watershed plan will be held in August 10, 2017 at 7pm at Oak Grove City Hall.   

Please direct questions or comments to:

Charles Schwartz, PE
MSA Professional Services, Inc.
60 Plato Boulevard East, Suite 140
Saint Paul, MN 55107
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About the URRWMOTheThe URRWMO is a joint powers organization including the Cities of St. Francis, Oak Grove, Nowthen, Bethel, and portions of East map2Bethel. A small corner of Ham Lake also falls within the URRWMO. The WMO Board is made up of representatives from each of these cities.

URRWMO Location Map

This organization seeks to maintain the quality of area lakes, rivers, streams, groundwater, and other water resources across municipal boundaries. Resources of particular importance to the URRWMO include the Rum River, Seelye Brook, Ford Brook, Cedar Creek, and numerous ditches that drain to the Rum River. This stretch of the Rum River is designated as a state Scenic and Recreational Waterway. Lake George and East Twin Lakes, the primary recreation lakes in the watershed, are also of high priority, in addition to many smaller lakes and wetlands.

Meeting Schedule: On the dates indicated below (generally the first Tuesday of a month) at 7pm, meetings are held at the Oak Grove City Hall (19900 Nightingale Street NW, Oak Grove, MN 55011)

Meeting Dates:

March 7, 2017 7pm Oak Grove City Hall

May 2, 2017 - Annual meeting is at 7pm Oak Grove City Hall

May 25, 2017 -  7pm Oak Grove City Hall

July 12, 2017 7pm Oak Grove City Hall.  Public hearing shown on agenda will not occur at this meeting.

August 10, 2017  7pm Oak Grove City Hall. Public hearing on draft watershed management plan.

September 5, 2017

September 20, 2017 (special meeting)   CANCELLED

September 28, 2017 (special meeting)

November 8, 2017

January 2, 2018

February 22, 2018 (Watershed Plan Update)

March 6, 2018

May 1, 2018