The Black Dog Watershed Management Organization (BDWMO) is
located in northwestern Dakota County and a portion of northeastern
Scott County, Minnesota (See watershed map). The BDWMO contains
portions of the cities of Apple Valley, Burnsville, Eagan, and Lakeville.
Surface water in the BDWMO ultimately discharges to the
The BDWMO covers 17,730 acres or 27.7 sq. miles; 70.5% of the watershed
lies within the City of Burnsville, 21.2% within the City of Lakeville, and
8% within the City of Apple Valley. The city of Eagan constitutes less than 1% of the Black Dog Watershed Management