Helping to Protect our Resources

URRWMO Watershed Management Plan
The URRWMO's mission and activities are guided by their Watershed Management Plan, which is updated every 10 years. Additionally, each of the six URRWMO member municipalities must adopt a Local Water Management Plan that is consistent with the URRWMO Plan.  The URRWMO is currently revising its watershed management plan.  Comments or questions may be directed to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. of MSA Professional Services, Inc at 612-548-3141.

Watershed Management Plan Draft:
1 Plan Text
2 Plan Figures
3 Plan Appendices

Guidance Documents:
Lake George Water Quality Improvement Assessment
Rum River Field Assessment 2017 and 2018
City of St. Francis Stormwater Retrofit Analysis

The current URRWMO Watershed Management Plan was approved by the state Board of Water and Soil Resources (BWSR) on April 27, 2007. Four amendments were approved by BWSR on January 28, 2009 and adopted by the URRWMO Board on February 3, 2009.

Watershed Management Plan (Text)
Joint Powers Agreement
Watershed Management Plan (Figures 1-6)
Watershed Management Plan (Figures 7-13)

Amendments (adopted 2-3-09)
Water Quality Standards
Water Quality Monitoring Plan
Wetland Standards
Stormwater Infiltration Standards

URRWMO Annual Reports
Each year the URRWMO produces an annual report pursuant to Minnesota Rules 8410.0150 that inculdes activities, progress toward goals, and finances. Reports for each year are completed by mid-April of the following year.

2017 Annual Report
2016 Annual Report
2015 Annual Report
2014 Annual Report
2013 Annual Report
2012 Annual Report
2011 Annual Report
2010 Annual Report
2009 Annual Report
2008 Annual Report
2007 Annual Report

URRWMO Mini-reports to Cities
Mini Report 2019

Data Practices Policy

URRWMO Annual Newsletter Articles
2014 Newsletter
2013 Newsletter
2012 Newsletter
2011 Newsletter
2010 Newsletter
2009 Newsletter


Helpful Information

Find out more about native gardens, raingardens, and shoreline stabilization by visiting the Blue Thumb Website
Detailed Upper Rum River Watershed Map

Meeting Schedule

Generally, the URRWMO meets on the 1st Tuesday of the month at 7pm, at the Oak Grove City Hall (19900 Nightingale Street NW, Oak Grove) 2019 Meetings: January 8, February 20, March13 and May 7

Agenda & Minutes

Contact Details

WMO Mailing Address
Upper Rum River WMO Oak Grove City Hall 19900 Nightingale St. NW Oak Grove MN 55011