News By Category: Surface Water Management

Residents looking to get involved locally can apply for the Bassett Creek Watershed Management Commission (BCWMC). Applications are due Jan 11. Read More

According to the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA), it takes only one teaspoon of salt to permanently pollute five gallons of water. Knowing how to salt correctly keeps local streams, rivers, and lakes cleaner and protects habitats, fish, and plants. Read More

Thanks to recently approved State funding, the City of Golden Valley is moving forward with the next phase of the Medicine Lake Rd and Winnetka Ave Area Long-Term Flood Mitigation Plan. Read More

Golden Valley residents have until Dec 18, 4:30 pm to take a survey on the City’s latest stormwater improvement project. Watch the video open house, then take the survey on the City website. Read More

The City is looking for public input on a proposed stormwater improvements in Medley Park. Residents are asked to watch the open house then take a survey. Read More


An informational open house on the Medley Park Stormwater Feasibility Study is now available on the City website for residents to learn more about the proposed project. After watching the open house, residents are encouraged to take short survey to share their thoughts. Read More

The Bassett Creek Watershed Management Commission’s (BCWMC) Sweeney Lake Water Quality Improvement Project is scheduled to begin Oct 26 and will take up to 5 days, weather dependent. Read More

After gathering feedback from the SEA School-Wildwood Park Flood Reduction Study virtual open house in June 2020, the City created three concept plans for potential flood storage in the SEA School/Wildwood Park area. Now residents are ask to share feedback on the concepts. Read More

Learn to detect and prevent the spread of aquatic invasive species (AIS) at an upcoming training session July 23 in Plymouth. Read More

The heavy snowfall this winter, combined with warmer temperatures and rain in the forecast, has resulted in an increased concern for potential springtime flooding throughout Minnesota. The City of Golden Valley is taking measures to be prepared, with crews working overtime to clear the City’s 3,000 catch basins of snow and ice to help manage snowmelt runoff and prevent flooding. Read More