The Watershed Health Assessment Framework (WHAF) provides an organized approach for understanding natural resource conditions and challenges, and for identifying opportunities to improve the health and resilience of Minnesota’s watersheds. Read more about the WHAF.
Explore lake health with our new WHAF for Lakes! Learn about a particular lake or compare lake health to others nearby.
Watershed health scores
Watershed health scores are calculated from a variety of data sources to help users compare patterns of health across the state.View the health scores »
Key concepts for watershed health
Concepts of system science guide how the five component WHAF framework is applied, including the concepts of health, scale, complexity and resilience.Learn more »
Major watershed reports
Understand the health of Minnesota’s major watershed through Watershed Context Reports, Climate Summaries, and Health Report Cards.View Major Watershed Reports »
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