Welcome to the Middle St. Croix Watershed Management Organization.

What’s New

2015 – 2025 MSCWMO Watershed Management Plan
The Middle St. Croix Watershed Management Organization completed its 10 year watershed management plan in 2015. The Plan sets the vision and guidelines for managing surface water resources within the boundaries of the MSCWMO.

Conservation Projects Map
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Conservation Projects Map: The MSCWMO has worked with private and government landowners to install water quality improvement practices throughout the watershed. Check out our on-line map to see and learn about the many projects in Washington County and the Middle St. Croix Watershed.



Washington County – Septic System Ordinance Update
Washington County now has financial assistance available to help residents replace noncompliant septic systems. The Washington County SSTS Low Interest Loan Program utilizes state funds from the Minnesota Department of Agriculture to offer loans ranging from 1.5%-3%, to replace noncompliant septic systems. A small amount of grant funding may also available to cost share income households.

Upcoming Meetings


mscwmo-lilylake The next Middle St. Croix Watershed Management Board Meeting is Thursday February 8, 2018 at 6:00 p.m. Read more ►