Water Quality
Little Canada's Gervais Mill Park is part of the Ramsey-Washington Metro Wastershed District.
Little Canada's Gervais Mill Park is part of the Ramsey-Washington Metro Wastershed District.

The City of Little Canada is part of the Ramsey-Washington Metro Watershed District (RWMWD).  The RWMWD is a special purpose governmental unit responsible for protecting the water resources of the watershed located in the eastern portion of Ramsey County and the western edge of Washington County, Minnesota.

RWMWD covers approximately 52 square miles that ultimately drain into the Mississippi River. The watershed includes six actual small watersheds that each drain to the Mississippi River; the Phalen Chain of Lakes, Beaver Lake, Beltline Interceptor, Battle Creek, Fish Creek, and the Blufflands area.  There are 5 major creeks, 11 lakes and thousands of wetlands within the RWMWD.

The RWMWD also includes all or part of 10 cities in Ramsey and Washington Counties: These cities include St. Paul, Woodbury, Oakdale, Landfall, North St. Paul, Maplewood, Little Canada, White Bear Lake, Vadnais Heights and Gem Lake.

Watershed District cost share grants are available to public and private landowners!

 
 
   
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