Groundwater Management Program

Groundwater Management Areas

North & East Metro Groundwater Management Area

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Washington and Ramsey counties, along with portions of Anoka and Hennepin counties have been designated as the North and East Metro Groundwater Management Area (GWMA).

This designation allows a more comprehensive and focused approach to ensuring that groundwater supplies remain adequate to meet human needs, while protecting lakes, streams and wetlands.

Upcoming Meetings

North & East Metro GWMA Advisory Team Meeting
Friday, November 3, 2017
9 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Minnesota Department of Natural Resources - Central Office
500 Lafayette Road
St. Paul, MN 55155

The public is invited to attend.

Management Plan

North & East Metro GWMA Plan
This plan will guide the DNR's efforts to manage groundwater appropriations sustainably in this area over the next five years.

Download the plan 


Project Manager:
Dan Miller

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