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Water Resources

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Lakes | Rivers and Streams | Watersheds | Wetlands | Groundwater | Climate

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Minnesota Permitting and Reporting System (MPARS)

Apply for water permits and well construction preliminary assessments, request changes and report water use. Learn more »


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Groundwater Management Program

Groundwater is vital to Minnesota's present and future prosperity, and is at risk of overuse in several areas of the state. Learn more »


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Clean In Clean Out

Clean your watercraft, Drain all water, Dispose of unused bait.
Learn what you need to do »