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Welcome to our Watershed District.

The Riley Purgatory Bluff Creek Watershed District works with citizens, government bodies, and organizations to improve water quality and support the conservation ethic that has evolved over our 40-year history.

We believe restoring and protecting our waters is the highest priority, while respecting our local history and preserving our water heritage.

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Leaf Cleanup
Fall is here! When raking the leaves in your yard, help minimize water pollution this fall by picking up leaves and trash from c…

Upcoming Events

Mon, Oct 24 2016 - 5:30pm to 8:30pm
Sat, Oct 29 2016 - 6:00pm to 9:00pm
Wed, Nov 02 2016 - 5:30pm to 6:45pm

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Become a member of the CAC
Posted on October 20, 2016
We're hiring
Posted on October 6, 2016
Blue-green algae detected in Lake Riley
Posted on September 8, 2016

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    Mississippi River flow are running high (60000cfs) due to all of our back to back rain events! via @RPBCWD
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    @UMISC2016 learning about the threats of invasive species and identifying solutions to protect and restore our waters! via @RPBCWD
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    It was a beautiful Saturday to be out exploring our #watershed with the new cohort of… https://t.co/NVHMXWpsct via @RPBCWD