SEA School–Wildwood Park Flood Reduction Project

SEA School MapThe City of Golden Valley and the Bassett Creek Watershed Management Commission (BCWMC) are working on the design and construction of a flood reduction project on the SEA School and Wildwood Park properties in Golden Valley. This is the next phase in a series of flood mitigation projects identified in the Medicine Lake Road and Winnetka Avenue Area Long Term Flood Mitigation Plan. This project serves to benefit the areas around DeCola Ponds D, E, and F by reducing flood levels and flood damages to nearby homes and infrastructure while increasing the community’s resilience to extreme weather and climate events.

Project Purpose

Primary benefits include:

  • reducing flood levels and damages to nearby homes, businesses, and infrastructure
  • improving public health and safety

Additional benefits include:

  • improving water quality
  • increasing ecological diversity
  • enhancing wildlife habitat for pollinators like bees and butterflies
  • creating educational opportunities for SEA School and the community

Project Update Letter

Didn't Attend The Open House?

Residents who didn't attend the open house can review the revised 90 percent design plans (PDF).



Contact Eric Eckman or 763-593-8084.