The first of its kind in Minnesota, a farmer-led council is working to keep troubles such as nitrates, sediment and bacteria out of the anglers’ paradise of the Whitewater River.
Instead of considering emissions from facilities individually, this pilot program in Minneapolis takes a collaborative approach to improving air quality.
A solar photovoltaic array at the Peichel family house produces clean, renewable electricity.
The small town of Adams takes a long-term approach to keeping stormwater out of its wastewater, and keeping raw sewage out of the Little Cedar River.
Most people know that spawning salmon migrate. Did you know something similar happens in rivers in Minnesota? Find out what is preventing fish from reaching good spawning habitat.
Minnesota has more than 500,000 septic systems. Fixing or replacing outdated systems is important to protect our health and the purity of our groundwater, lakes, and streams.
The typical Minnesota homeowner could reduce energy use by up to 40% through a combination of conservation and efficiency measures.
Using the watershed approach allows us to breakdown Minnesota’s 10,000 lakes and many thousands of miles of streams and rivers into manageable sections.
Cold temperatures are on their way. Now is a good time for you to make sure your septic system is ready for winter.
Water volunteers like Paul and Greg Thompson play an important role in protecting our lakes and streams.
What's a 9-foot, 426-pound ball of paper doing at the State Fair? Find out more.
Mayflies are very sensitive to pollution, and as such are usually only found at high quality, minimally polluted sites.
Take a ride on the Imagine Your Life on a Bike simulator at the Eco Experience.
The extreme rain events in June have hampered the MPCA’s water quality monitoring efforts across the state.