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Clean Water . Water Quantity Floods and floodplains Drought Water Quality Drinking water – surface water, groundwater Ecological characteristics – habitat, human Shorelands Wetlands Regulation Center (Environmental Technical Services Co. ) Rivers Lakes. Water Issues .

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    1. Clean Water

    2. Water Quantity Floods and floodplains Drought Water Quality Drinking water – surface water, groundwater Ecological characteristics – habitat, human Shorelands Wetlands Regulation Center (Environmental Technical Services Co.) Rivers Lakes Water Issues

    3. The St. Croix River • National Scenic Riverway protecting, restoring, enhancing, and interpreting the riverway’s exceptional natural and cultural resources for the enjoyment of present and future generations • The Lower St. Croix • The Mississippi National River and Recreation Area • Minnesota Valley National Wildlife Refuge

    4. United States • Clean Water Legislation (FedLaw) • Year of Clean Water 2002-2003 (White House) • EPA. Water • EPA Office of Water • Clean Water Act (EPA. Agriculture) • Water Quality Information Center (USDA) • Water and Environmental Programs (USDA) • National Water and Climate Center (USDA) • Clean Water (Tennessee Valley Authority) • U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service • National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

    5. United States • Bureau of Reclamation • Federal Power Administration (Department of Energy) • Federal Emergency Management Agency

    6. States • Clean Water New Jersey (New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection) • National Association of Clean Water Agencies represents the interests of the country's wastewater treatment agencies that serve the majority of the sewered population in the United States, and collectively treat and reclaim more than 18 billion gallons of wastewater each day

    7. Minnesota • Water (Department of Natural Resources) • Water (Minnesota Pollution Control Agency) • Board of Water and Soil Commissioners is the state’s administrative agency for 91 soil and water conservation districts, 46 watershed districts, 23 metropolitan watershed management organizations, and 80 county water managers. Its purpose, working through local government, is to protect and enhance the state’s soil and water resources by implementing the state’s soil and water conservation policy, comprehensive local water management, and the Wetland Conservation Act as it relates to the 41.7 million acres of private land in Minnesota. • Clean Water Initiative (Department of Natural Resources) • Drinking Water Protection (Department of Health) • Water (Minnesota Environmental Quality Board)

    8. Minnesota • Minnesota Drinking Water (EPA) • USGS Water Science Center, Minnesota

    9. Non-profit Companies • Clean Water Action • Clean Water (Sierra Club) • Water (Natural Resources Defense Council) • The Clean Water Network • Clean Water Campaign • River Network helping people understand, protect and restore rivers and their watersheds. Our vision is to improve the quality of all fresh waters in the U.S. and the health of all people and ecosystems dependant upon them

    10. Non-profit Companies • Tennessee Clean Water Network • Clean Water for All • BoatUS Foundation

    11. Non-profits in Minnesota • Cleanwatermn. Org placing stormwater pollution prevention public education messages in the mass media and maintaining a website with resources for stormwater educators and seasonal clean water tips for residents • Minnesota Rural Waters Association mission, "To provide the latest information, education, and technical assistance to protect our public waters and improve the quality of life in Minnesota." • Minnesota Groundwater Information (Minnesota Ground Water Association) • Minnesota Association of Soil and Water Conservation Districts • Friends of the Mississippi • Minnesota Water Quality Report (Scorecard) • Rural Minnesota's Water Deficit (Minnesota 2020) a progressive, non-partisan think tank, focused on public policy debate on the issues that matter for Minnesota's future success

    12. Corporations • World Water Facts ( • Horses for Clean Water offers ways to care for horses that improves the farm they live on and reduces non-point pollution • Clean Waters Partners is a legal informational site sponsored by the Peterson Firm, LLC • America Water Works Association • Minnesota Water Well Association acts act as a representative of the well drilling industry throughout the State of Minnesota • Minnesota Water Quality Association is a statewide trade association representing the household, commercial, and industrial water quality improvement industry

    13. Scientific Societies/Universities • Mississippi River Water Quality and the Clean Water Act: Progress, Challenges, and Opportunities (National Academies Press) • Water Resources Education (University of Wisconsin Extension) • Water Resources Center (University of Minnesota) • Outreach and Public Engagement (University of Minnesota Extension) • Water on the Web, funded by the National Science Foundation to link University of Minnesota institutions with private industry, community and tribal groups, high schools, community colleges, technical colleges, and natural resource and regulatory agencies across the nation • Minnesota River Basin Data Center (Minnesota State University, Mankato)

    14. Great Lakes • Great Lakes Commission a binational agency promoting the orderly, integrated and comprehensive development, use and conservation of the water and related natural resources of the Great Lakes basin and St. Lawrence River • Great Lakes (EPA) • Great Lakes Environmental Research Laboratory (National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration • Sea Grant (NOAA) • U.S. Coast Guard Duluth • St Lawrence Seaway Development Corporation • Alliance for the Great Lakes

    15. US Army Corps of Engineers • Mission • Divisions • St. Paul District • Get a permit