Map of river
Photos: water monitoring
Photos: Minnesota River
Photo: Wastewater treatment facility
This photo is of the wastewater treatment plant in Mankato. Over the past ten years, municipal wastewater treatment facilities have made significant reductions in the amount of phosphorus they release into the Minnesota River.
Many insects like this dragonfly begin their lives in water. The sensitivity of aquatic insects to changes in water quality make them reliable indicators of stream health.
Videos: water monitoring
Photos: Agriculture and water