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Protecting Groundwater in Minnesota

Clean Water Action believes that everyone has a right to safe and affordable drinking water.

To make this a reality, it is vital to put drinking water first. To do that it is important that elected and appointed officials at every level of government make decisions with drinking water in mind. That means they consider the downstream impacts on drinking water sources of agricultural, industrial, and every day activities and that protecting  drinking water sources. 

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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

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The Problem with Corporate Industrial Agriculture and Minnesota’s Water

One of the greatest threats to the quality and health of Minnesota’s rivers, lakes, streams, and drinking water sources is excess chemicals, fertilizers, and sediment from irresponsible agricultura

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Solutions for Industrial Corporate Agriculture Pollution in Minnesota’s Waters

One of the greatest threats to the quality and health of Minnesota’s rivers, lakes, streams, and drinking water sources comes in the form of excess chemicals, fertilizers, and sediment from irrespo

Get Engaged to Prevent Pollution from Industrial Corporate Agriculture

Here are a few ways that you can get involved in your community to help address pollution from industrial corporate agriculture.  Don’t hesitate to contact us if you have any questions or need any

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.