Am I in the District?
Minnehaha Creek Watershed includes all or part of 27 cities and two townships in Hennepin and Carver counties. Enter your address in the map below to find out if you are in the watershed. NOTE: Do not include "MN" in the city field. Type only "Excelsior" and not "Excelsior, MN."
There are multiple watersheds within Hennepin county. To find which you are located within and the corresponding Watershed District, Watershed Managemen Organization or Watershed Management Commission, follow the directions below.
Step 1: Visit http://gis.co.hennepin.mn.us/Property/Map/default.aspx
Step 2: Type in your address using the following example format
1234 Elm Ln, Minneapolis
Step 3: To the left of the map, look for Watershed Dist. under the heading Tax District.
Step 4: Match the number found under Watershed Dist. to the corresponding number on the Hennepin County Watershed Key below
Hennepin County Watershed Key
0 = Elm
Creek Watershed Management Commission
1 = Nine Mile Creek Watershed District
2 = Lower Minnesota River Watershed District
3 = Minnehaha Creek Watershed District
4 = Riley Purgatory Bluff Creek Watershed District
5 = Rice Creek Watershed District
6 = Mississippi Watershed Management Organization
7 = Basset Creek Water Management Commission
8 = Shingle Creek Watershed Management Commission
You may also view our District map to see if you are within the MCWD.