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75% of Minnesotans Get Their Drinking Water From Groundwater—Let’s Protect It!

At Clean Water Action we believe that everyone has a right to safe and affordable drinking water.

Corroded pipe with lead service fittings. Credit: Mike Thomas / Creative Commons

Minnesota Guide to Lead in Our Drinking Water and Lead Service Lines

Learn more about lead, what it is, how it gets into our homes, and what you can do about it below. 

What Clean Water Action Is Doing About Lead in Minnesota

Minnesota Environmental Fund

Minnesota Environmental Fund

The Minnesota Environmental Fund’s (MEF) workplace giving programs support Clean Water Fund and more than 20 other respected and responsible nonprofit environmental and conservation organizations.

Road salt ends up in Minnesota lakes and rivers. Photo: flickr.com/mango_sparrow (CC BY-NC-ND 2.0)

Preventing Chloride from Damaging Minnesota Water

As Minnesotans, we love our waters — it’s part of who we are. But lakes and creeks in our cities are getting salty. Thirty-nine water bodies in the Twin Cities Metro Area are above EPA standards for chloride — a byproduct of salt — including Como Lake, Diamond Lake, Powderhorn Lake, Wirth Lake, Bassett Creek, Battle Creek, Elm Creek, and Minnehaha Creek!

From We All Live Downstream

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Guide to Healthy Lawns and Gardens for Clean Water

May 2, 2018

It took awhile, but it seems spring is finally here!  In pursuit of creating a beautiful lawn and garden, many people unknowingly contaminate nearby lakes, rivers, and streams with fertilizers, her

Minnesota State Capitol-Drew Geraets

Mid-Session Defense Update

April 24, 2018

We are halfway through the Minnesota 2018 legislative session and it’s been made clear that some of our lawmakers are no

Water droplet-John Jones

Protecting Groundwater to Protect Public Health

April 17, 2018

Clean water and public health are top priorities for us over at Clean Water Action which is why we are at the frontlines fighting for these issues in our State Capitol.