Rainy River - Rainy Lake Watershed

Minnesota's Major Watershed Projects

The Rainy River - Rainy Lake watershed covers 583,791 acres. Open water makes up 75,815 of those acres and wetlands occupy another 84,851 acres. The watershed is 64% in St. Louis County and 36% in Koochiching County.

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

Joel Peterson, MPCA program manager
Minnesota Pollution Control Agency
525 Lake Ave. S., Suite 400, Duluth, MN 55802