The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) collects a wide variety of data on environmental conditions and pollution sources. Select a category below to see its list of available data searches.
What's in My Neighborhood?
Environmental information about your community. Search for information on businesses or activities regulated by the MPCA.
Air monitoring, facility emissions, air pollutants
Water: Groundwater data
Monitoring wells, monitoring data
Water: Surface water
Lake and stream monitoring, condition assessments, impaired waters, restoration/protection projects, permits
Water: Construction stormwater
Construction stormwater permit information
Water: Industrial stormwater
Permit information access
Superfund, contaminated sites, voluntary cleanup
Petroleum storage tanks
Registered tanks, tank leaks
Waste: Hazardous waste
Licensed generators and transporters, manifest reports
Waste and recycling
Disposal, landfills, management
Geospatial datasets, shapefiles
The following links to related Minnesota government data are provided as a service.
A collaborative place for users and publishers of geospatial resources in Minnesota. The Commons is a robust data distribution site primarily for geospatial data consumers: people who need data for a project, services for an application, or some other resource required for a GIS-based use.
Data and maps offering key information about the Twin Cities region.
A "one stop source" for environmental and natural resources data, offered cooperatively by Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS), Farm Service Agency (FSA), and Rural Development (RD).
Easy access to key water information and data from six Minnesota state agencies. The page is not designed to be a comprehensive listing of Minnesota water information links, but a listing of main or key web pages of water information. (Hosted by Metropolitan Council)
A catalog of Minnesota state government data sources; the site intends to increase public access to high value, machine readable datasets generated by the executive branch.
An interactive map of the United States with many layers you can add related to water, elevation and land use.