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 Fixing or replacing outdated systems is important to protect our health and the purity of our groundwater, lakes, and streams.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.
After reported dog death, MPCA warns pet owners to avoid algae-laden waters.
New "How’s the Water?” web feature provides a snapshot of water quality in Minnesota’s lakes, rivers and streams, wetlands and groundwater.
Stepping out of your vehicle and onto public transportation is a simple way to cut pollution, improve air quality, and reduce your carbon footprint.
GreenStep Cities helps towns and cities across Minnesota become more sustainable.
Enter your photographs showing various climate change issues such as: changing environment, extreme weather, human adaptation to weather change, energy reduction,
The Minnesota Public Health Association recently honored MPCA Commissioner John Linc Stine with the Harvey G. Rogers Environmental Health Leadership Award.