Bass Lake was an 80-acre lake until 1908 until the excavation of County Ditch 14, which effectively drained the Lake. Additionally, Bass Lake shrank in size and depth due to its use as a landfill from the early 1900’s up to the 1960's. Beginning in 1969, the city implemented an anti-dumping order, designated the area as a Park Preserve began...
updated: Tuesday, December 27, 2016
This program resulted in stormwater regulations for the City of St. Louis Park as part of the National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) permit program. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) delegated permitting authority for Minnesota's NPDES program to the MPCA which developed a General Permit which authorizes the City to discharge...
updated: Friday, March 31, 2017
Do you know what stormwater is in St. Louis Park? Do you know how it becomes polluted? Do you know how to help protect it?
The following links will help educate you about stormwater and how to help protect it:
- MPCA Stormwater Program for Municipal Separate Storm Sewer Systems (MS4)
- MPCA Stormwater Program for Construction Activity
- MPCA Homeowner Fact Sheet
- Minnesota's Impaired Waters List
- MCWD What Can I Do?
- BCWMC Public Education and Outreach
- Division of Ecological and Water Resources