Water Conservation Toolbox

Welcome to the Metropolitan Council Water Conservation Toolbox.  Metropolitan Council staff have reviewed a wide range of literature, web sites, and calculation tools to find the most relevant and useful resources for our local climate and water concerns.  Find answers to common questions such as “Why Conserve?”, “How do I compute my water consumption?”, and “What can I do to conserve at my home or business?”

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RESIDENTS & BUSINESSES

Information that all of us can use to understand more about our water consumption at home.  Businesses will also find sources of information. 
 

Board members


COMMUNITIES

Resources for elected officials, planning departments, and other municipal staff to reference that will assist in incorporating water conservation into local comprehensive plans.  Also included is information useful to site plan review staff who are reviewing projects with water conservation features.

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SUPPLIERS

Programs and practices that water suppliers could initiate to reduce system water losses, or set conservation rate structures that encourage conservation.
 

Kids learning


LEARNERS

Games and other fun learning for kids and adults. Includes information for teachers to use to create water conservation learning plans and family focused activity ideas.