Water Resources


Water Resources of Minnesota
US Geological Survey Minnesota Water Science Center

This website provides water resource information collected and interpreted by the U.S. Geological Survey in Minnesota.


Sea Grant Files Radio Show
University of Minnesota

The Sea Grant Files brings research concerning aquatic systems and coastal communities from the university to the streets. You can subscribe to the podcast or listen to archived shows online.


EEK! – Water Wonders
Environmental Education For Kids

Welcome to “EEK!” – brought to you by the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources. This electronic magazine is for kids in grades 4-8. Surf around and learn more about the great outdoors.


Community Conservation Assistance
New York Association of Conservation Districts

This guide can help your community get a head start on protecting its future. It includes information about technical resources and funding programs available to help protect the quality of the environment where you live. Your county Soil and Water Conservation District can also provide recommendations and guidance about other local or watershed specific programs not incded in this guide.


Lake Classification
Minnesota Waters

Ever wondered how Minnesota Lakes classification can differ from one another? Check out this PDF and it explains the purpose of the system and how it is protecting our lakes with sustainable level of development around the lakes.

Lake Classifications

Also, here is a PDF about Lake Monitoring in Minnesota to determine the health of the lake’s.

Lake Monitoring: General information about monitoring a lake



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