Mississippi River - Headwaters Watershed

Minnesota's Major Watershed Projects

The Mississippi River - Headwaters watershed consists of 1,255,105 acres (1,961 square miles) in the far north part of the basin. The watershed contains the headwaters of the Mississippi River at Lake Itasca in Itasca State Park. The watershed includes parts of Becker, Beltrami, Cass, Clearwater, Hubbard, and Itasca counties.

Monitoring and assessment

Information is coming soon.

Strategy development projects

Information is coming soon.

Implementation activities

Information is coming soon.

Meetings and events

See the TMDL meetings and events for notices of general interest and event-related information on impaired waters/TMDLs.


Information contact

Phil Votruba, project manager

Minnesota Pollution Control Agency

7678 College Road, Suite 105 
Baxter, MN 56425