News By Category: Surface Water Management

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

The City of Golden Valley is now taking public comments on the Environmental Assessment Worksheet (EAW) for its DeCola Ponds B & C Improvement Project, which will reduce flooding and improve water quality through expanding existing stormwater ponds. Read More

The City of Golden Valley will host an open house April 11, 5 to 7:30 pm, at Golden Valley City Hall, to provide residents with information about options for flood mitigation in the DeCola Ponds area. Read More

When it’s cold and the ground is covered in snow, it can be tempting to leave your pet’s waste behind, but this habit leads to an unsightly, environmental hazard come spring. Read More

At the end of October, the City installed road sensors and cameras on Winnetka Ave south of Hwy 55, one in the northbound lane and one in the southbound. This technology will help City crews respond to changing pavement conditions more proficiently while reducing environmental impacts. Read More

Learn how to create a weather resilient yard Thursday, May 4, 6-9 pm, at a workshop presented by Metro Blooms and sponsored by the West Metro Watershed Alliance and the Cities of Golden Valley, Crystal, New Hope, and Robbinsdale. The workshop will be at the Crystal Community Center, 4800 Douglas Dr N, Crystal. Read More

Four Golden Valley citizens were among 10 volunteers recently recognized by the Bassett Creek Watershed Management Commission (BCWMC)  for their hard work in helping the BCWMC achieve its mission: “Stewardship of water resources to protect and enhance our communities.” They include Jonathan Burris, Shanna Hanson, Linda Loomis, and Cara Rickenberg. Read More