Comprehensive Water Resource Management Plan

Within the seven-county metropolitan area, watershed management organizations must develop, and revise watershed management plans every ten years.  The following video describes the Local Water Management Plan Update process: Water Management Video

Watershed Management Plan 2019-2026

The Plan was formally approved by the Minnesota Board of Water and Soil Resources in September 2018.  This is an eight-year Plan and the third generation watershed management Plan for the Scott WMO.  

The first Plan was adopted in 2004 – 2009, the second generation Plan was adopted in 2009 – 2018.  

Our Watershed Management Plan includes goals, strategies and measures in six primary areas:


•Surface water quality

•Wetland management 

•Flood management

•Building a Resilient Landscape

•Collective Action

Click here to view the entire plan!

WMO Plan Cover Final 2019