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How We Can Put Drinking Water First in Minnesota

Putting drinking water first means using laws and regulations to prevent as many negative effects to our water as possible and making the right decisions in our own homes and backyards

Profiles in Prevention

Profiles in Prevention

Clean Water Action works to ensure access safe, affordable source of drinking water now, and for future generations.

Upper Harbor Terminal -- credit Mississippi Watershed Management Organization

Protect the Upper Harbor Termnal Site

We live here because of water – the rivers and lakes draw us and add to our quality of life.  Minneapolis is recognized internationally for our parks and access to our lakes and rivers.  We now hav

Beakers. Photo credit: Africa Studios / Shutterstock

PFASs Chemicals – Protecting Our Drinking Water And Our Health

PFASs are a class of human-made chemicals which includes Per- and Polyfluoroalkyl substances.

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

From We All Live Downstream

Putting Drinking Water First in Minnesota

October 13, 2019

Polls consistently show that people consider drinking water one of the most important public health and environmental issues we face.

Bioswales like this help control storm water bring the beauty of nature to Providence College’s urban campus. Photo By Dave Everett

It’s Fall! Here are Some Tips for a Healthy Fall Lawn and Gardens While Protecting Our Water!

September 25, 2019

In pursuit of creating a beautiful lawn and garden, many people unknowingly contaminate nearby lakes, rivers, and streams with fertilizers, herbicides and pesticides.