Monday, June 4, 2018
The watershed that includes the iconic Mississippi River Headwaters has very good overall water quality, and forest protection is critical to preserve it.
MPCA starts its second cycle of monitoring throughout Minnesota this year, circling back to watersheds first monitored in 2008.
High temperatures and rain can lead to toxic blue-green algae blooms in our lakes and streams. This algae can be harmful to you and your pets, so stay out of suspicious green water.
Tuesday, May 29, 2018
Monday, May 28, 2018
The public may submit written comments on the Klemmensen EAW until 4:30 p.m. June 27, 2018.
Hot, sunny weather brings the possibility of air quality alerts due to ozone. But what is ozone? Find out more.
Friday, May 25, 2018
Wednesday, May 23, 2018
This work is funded by the Clean Water Fund from the constitutional amendment passed by voters in 2008.
Monday, May 21, 2018
MWPC has seen an increase in waste processing from approximately 43,000 tons per year in 2015 to more than 60,000 tons per year in 2017.
When lakes and rivers are polluted with phosphorus, sediment, and other contaminants, it can take years of effort and expense to restore water quality. But this restoration work is having an impact.
Above and beyond. MPCA recognizes Marty Glynn for helping to create MnWARN, the Minnesota Water/Wastewater Agency Response Network.
Tuesday, May 15, 2018
Most of us prefer to eat foods that aren’t loaded with harmful chemicals. But what about the toxins that can end up in our chow during the cooking phase?
Wednesday, May 9, 2018