Water Resources - Ramsey County 2040

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Key themes

  • Increase surface water management efforts with a greater emphasis on strategic planning.
  • Continue collaboration and partner with local agencies.
  • Update the Ramsey County Groundwater Protection Plan.
  • Annually inspect 20% of storm sewer system outfalls not connected to city storm sewer systems and other related structures, such as ponds, infiltration basins and outlets.
  • Track the storm sewer system through an enterprise asset management system to improve budget estimates, aid in preventative maintenance and reporting to residents.
  • Continue to monitor septic systems in suburban Ramsey County.
  • Incorporating a performance-based approach to reducing chloride use.