"In one drop of water are found all the secrets of all the oceans." Kahlil Gibran


Impaired Waters - Get answers to questions such as: What is an impaired water? How are TMDL's developed? What does the water quality monitoring show? ... and more!!!

Wetlands - Wetland regulation, banking, delineation, and restoration.

Precipitation - The Faribault County Rain Gauge Network monitors over 30 sites throughout the county each year. This link provides data from yearly rainfall reports.

Public Waters Inventory - Protected waters and wetlands require that a permit be obtained before making any alteration in the course, current or cross section of these waters.

Rivers & Streams - Gain more information on the 700 miles of open water that flow through Faribault County. Provides links to the Citizen Stream Monitoring Program, a map of Faribault County rivers and streams, and additional information from the MPCA and DNR.

Lakes- Learn more about what is a lake and facts about Faribault County Lakes. Provides links to the Bass Lake Assessment Update Report, the "Guide to Lake Management and Protection," and additional information on lakes from the MPCA and DNR.

Groundwater - Learn more about groundwater, including what it is, aquifers of Minnesota, sensitivity to pollution, water use and supply, ground water maps, ground water levels, ground water management, quality, drinking water, and wells.


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