Watershed Management Policy (Minnesota)

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Place Minnesota


Name Watershed Management Policy (Minnesota)
Policy Category Other Policy
Policy Type Siting and Permitting
Affected Technologies Biomass/Biogas, Coal with CCS, Concentrating Solar Power, Energy Storage, Fuel Cells, Geothermal Electric, Hydroelectric, Hydroelectric (Small), Natural Gas, Nuclear, Solar Photovoltaics, Wave Energy, Wind energy
Active Policy Yes

Implementing Sector Local

Program Administrator Minnesota Environmental Quality Board, Minnesota Association of Watershed Districts, Inc.
Primary Website https://www.revisor.mn.gov/statutes/?id=103A.212
Applicable Jurisdiction Opt-in: Watershed Districts can implement local programs and review proposed projects. A map of these districts can be found here: http://www.mnwatershed.org/index.asp?Type=B_BASIC&SEC={D2F10412-CF57-45F8-B6D0-6DF55C8A1608}

Last Review 2014-09-15

Information Source http://www.mnwatershed.org/


It is state policy to manage groundwater and surface water resources from the perspective of aquifers, watersheds, and river basins to achieve protection, preservation, enhancement, and restoration of the state's valuable groundwater and surface water resources. Chapter 103D establishes Watershed Districts across the state to implement watershed management plans. This chapter also provides procedures for construction projects proposed in watershed management districts.


Authorities (Please contact the if there are any file problems.)

Authority 1: Minn. Stat. 103A.212

Date Enacted 2010

Authority 2: 103D