Water Supply Planning
MCES out front in regional planning
Few of us living in the land of 10,000 lakes would suspect that we need to be concerned about water supply.
But with a growing population, more business and industry, and a rapidly changing environment, the long-range outlook for clean water is not what it used to be.
Groundwater modeling conducted by Council water scientists makes it evident that our current approach to water supply is not sustainable. Due to increased groundwater pumping to accommodate development, aquifers are being depleted. Lakes, streams, and wetlands are being affected.
The good news is that a variety of solutions are possible. Learn more.