Recommendations and plans

The mission of the Clean Water Council is to protect and restore Minnesota’s waters throughout our diverse state for generations to come.

Strategic plan

Budget and policy recommendations

Legislative report 

The Clean Water Council’s Biennial Report includes budget recommendations for the Legislature and Governor on how Clean Water Fund dollars should be appropriated, policies for clean water, and progress on Clean Water Fund activities.

Budget recommendation process


Paul Gardner, Clean Water Council Administrator, 651-757-2384

John Barten, Clean Water Council Chair, 763-479-9550

Jen Kader, Clean Water Council Vice Chair, 651-313-5807