When you flush, where does the water go?

Across Minnesota, 533 streams and river reaches have unsafe levels of E. coli or fecal coliform, which are bacteria found in human and animal feces.

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How’s the Water Minnesota? (Part 2 – Rivers and Streams)

In the Twin Cities metro area, development has impacted most of the rivers and streams and only 37% are meeting water quality standards for aquatic life.

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Wearing high heels in the winter and other things you shouldn’t do

We have a growing problem in Twin Cities area lakes, streams and even wells that is almost entirely caused by the 365,000 tons of salt we are putting down on roads, parking lots, driveways, and sidewalks each year.

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In Search of Hardwood Creek

Unique plants and animals that have long since disappeared from our area due to farming and development still find home in the groundwater fed wetlands surrounding the creek.

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Ten Things You Might Not Know About Water Resources in Washington County

Brown’s Creek, which originates near Withrow and meets the St. Croix River just north of Stillwater, is stocked annually with yearling brown trout.

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