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Minneapolis Adopt-A-Drain Program

Notice to interested Storm Drain Adopters

Now that winter is upon us, we are temporarily suspending accepting of new adopters to the Adopt-A-Drain Program.

Over the winter, we have been working hard to make improvements to the program, which will debut in Spring 2019. The new interactive website will allow adopters to choose the storm drains to adopt via an interactive map as well as submitting information about what was collected.

What do I do if you see a storm drain that isn’t working properly

If you notice a storm drain is not functioning properly, call 311 and a Minneapolis Sewer Maintenance crew will resolve the issue.

Remember, never put anything down a storm drain. It’s for rain and melting snow only.

Contact information regarding the new Minneapolis Adopt-A-Drain website

If you would like to adopt storm drains near your home or business, email [email protected] with your name, mailing address, email address and phone number. We will contact you when the 2019 Adopt-A-Drain Program is accepting new adopters.

We appreciate your interest in improving the waters of Minneapolis!

Last updated Jan 23, 2019

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