Why and how to conserve water

The Twin Cities metro area is growing, and the demand for water continues to increase. We have enough water in the short term, but long-term projections predict potentially significant impacts to aquifers if water continues to be consumed at current rates.

We can all play a part to change that. Residents, businesses, water suppliers, and elected officials can all learn to use water more efficiently to ensure we have enough water in the future. Learn more about water issues in the news, the sources of water in each community, ideas for water conservation, and more.

Learn why water conservation is so important by selecting the infographics below, then get started with the water conservation toolbox.