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Storm Water Management in Rochester, Minnesota
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As our community grows, so must or commitment to protecting and improving the quality of our water resources.  Our lakes, rivers, and wetlands help make Rochester one of the nations' most livable communities.  Keeping our water resources clean and useable is in everyone's interest.

The stormwater website is undergoing an upgrade that includes restructuring. Our new website will be launched in upcoming months. Please contact 507-328-2440 or if you need any assistance locating items during this time. 

DNR/MPCA Cooperative Stream Gaging Site - hyperlinks to real time river level data

Rochester's Storm Water Ponds & Mosquitoes - learn why storm water ponds limit the ability for mosquitoes to complete their life cycle and how you can prevent mosquito habitats from forming in your backyard.