Source water planning
Source Water Policy – Minnesota
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Community water systems are required to implement source water protection plans
Community water systems are encouraged to implement source water protection plans
Funding is available to implement plans
Periodic updates to plans are required
For FY 2022, the State Revolving Fund program utilized set-aside funding for source water protection programs
Minnesota makes use of SRF set-asides for source water protection. The state uses set-aside funding for staffing and contracts with Minnesota Rural Water Association, who are partners in SWP work in Minnesota.
Monitoring sources of drinking water accessed through private wells is required
Testing is required for wells to be put into service in Minnesota.
Funding is available to mitigate compromised sources of drinking water accessed through private wells
Jurisdiction implements this program component
Jurisdiction does not implement this program component
Jurisdiction partially implements this program component