Water Quality

Have you ever thought about the many ways we use water? Water is used for drinking, recreation, aquatic life, agricultural use and industrial use. And because we use water for almost everything, there are many things we should do to ensure good water quality. The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) works to protect and improve Minnesota’s lakes, rivers, wetlands, and ground water. Explore below to learn more about what the MPCA is doing to help preserve our water quality, plus much more!