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Hennepin County Appoints Tom Duevel as RPBCWD Manager, Reappoints David Ziegler

Jul 19, 2022, 10:33 AM

Hennepin County has appointed Minnetonka resident Tom Duevel to fill a vacancy on the Riley Purgatory Bluff Creek Watershed District Board of Managers. President David Ziegler of Eden Prairie was also reappointed.

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Assessment of Internal Phosphorus Release and Treatment with Iron Filings in five RPBCWD Ponds

Jul 8, 2022, 10:28 AM

This report has been completed as part of a contract between the Riley Purgatory Bluff Creek Watershed District (RPBCWD) and the St. Anthony Falls Laboratory at the University of Minnesota.

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RPBCWD Announces Terry Jeffery as District Administrator

Jun 14, 2022, 9:32 AM

Jeffery, who has been serving as Interim District Administrator since March of 2021, brings with him more than 25 years of experience in natural resources management, including four years as the District’s Watershed Planning Manager.

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Riley Purgatory Bluff Creek Watershed District Approved as GreenCorp Host Site - Apply By June 16

May 9, 2022, 3:27 PM

The Minnesota GreenCorps program, coordinated by the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency, aims to preserve and protect Minnesota’s environment while training a new generation of environmental professionals. RPBCWD will host a GreenCorp member for the 2022-2023 Program Year.

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Wetland Inventory Assessment Notice

May 3, 2022, 3:00 PM

This spring/summer, we will be conducting a study to survey the health of wetlands within the District in Minnetonka, Shorewood and Deephaven. You may see staff members in your neighborhood.

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Hennepin County Seeking Applicants for 2 Open Seats on RPBCWD Board of Managers

Apr 29, 2022, 10:23 AM

The five-member Board of Managers governs the work of the Riley Purgatory Bluff Creek Watershed District, and is made up of 4 representatives appointed by Hennepin County and 1 by Carver County. We are currently accepting applications for 2 appointments by Hennepin County.

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2021 District Reports Now Available

Apr 26, 2022, 2:00 PM

The 2021 Annual Report, Water Resources Report, and Lake Fact Sheets are now available! Catch up with the state of the watershed district in 2021.

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