A report card and good news on the Minnesota R.

The Freshwater Society blog publishes a digest of important regional, national and international articles and research on water and the environment. Scan the articles here, then follow the links to read the articles in their entirety where they originally were published. Minnesota environment gets a report card Walleye and cisco populations are down. Lake trout … Read more A report card and good news on the Minnesota R.

Groundwater overused across the globe

The Freshwater Society blog publishes a digest of important regional, national and international articles and research on water and the environment. Scan the articles here, then follow the links to read the articles in their entirety where they originally were published. Groundwater is being overused Humans are over-exploiting underground water reservoirs in many large agricultural … Read more Groundwater overused across the globe

MPCA to test Minnesota River's health

On Friday – Aug. 3 – the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency will take advantage of unusually low water in the Minnesota River to begin a week’s worth of testing of the effectiveness of improvements in sewage treatment plants along the river. Read an MPCA news release about the effort to measure dissolved oxygen in the river … Read more MPCA to test Minnesota River's health

Each week, the Freshwater Society publishes a digest of important regional, national and international articles and research on water and the environment. Scan the articles here, then follow the links to read the articles in their entirety where they originally were published. Thousands of oceans just light years away Water is everywhere on Earth, but … Read more

The Minnesota R.; zebra mussels; climate change

Each week, the Freshwater Society publishes a digest of important regional, national and international articles and research on water and the environment. Scan the articles here, then follow the links to read the articles in their entirety where they originally were published. Minnesota R. clean-up still a work in progress The Minnesota River is flowing … Read more The Minnesota R.; zebra mussels; climate change

Merriam calls for 'cultural shift' on water

Each week, the Freshwater Society publishes a digest of important regional, national and international articles and research on water and the environment. Scan the articles here, then follow the links to read the articles in their entirety where they originally were published. Merriam calls for ‘cultural shift’ on water  Most Minnesotans no longer think it … Read more Merriam calls for 'cultural shift' on water

Gray water, revived rivers, and a new day for Venetian tap water

Each week, the Freshwater Society publishes a digest of some of the best regional, national and international articles on water and the environment. Scan the articles here, then follow the links to the original sources. Mussel revival targets Mississippi Federal divers waded into the Mississippi River looking for signs of life. Finding the winged mapleleaf … Read more Gray water, revived rivers, and a new day for Venetian tap water