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Coon Rapids


Ham Lake

Spring Lake Park


The Clean Water Act (CWA) is administered by the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). The National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) is one of several programs authorized under the CWA and is locally administered by the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency


US Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) St. Paul District is responsible for many surface water issues including permitting work in wetlands and navigable rivers

US EPA Water Topics

US EPA training opportunities


MN Board of Water and Soil Resources (BWSR) implements state soil and water conservation policy, comprehensive local water management, and the Wetland Conservation Act as it relates to the 41.7 million acres of private land in Minnesota

MN Department of Natural Resources (DNR) – Water page with facts, tools, and links to DNR and other state water resource programs. Basic Water Laws in Minnesota; DNR Wetland Management Information;  Glossary of Hydrological Terms

DNR/UMN Climatology Working Group – for current or historical climate conditions

MN Department of Agriculture (MDA) – regulates pesticides & fertilizers, farms & food, land & water conservation.

MN Department of Health (MDH) – drinking water information

MN Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) monitors environmental quality and enforces environmental regulations. General information on Water, Environmental Education, Pollution Prevention

MPCA Technical information


Metro Water Resources Group


Anoka Conservation District

Anoka County Know the Flow