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Water Conservation Toolbox

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Metropolitan Council staff have compiled current and relevant water conservation information from public agencies, non-profit organizations, and professional organizations.  Select a topic of interest below, for an  expanded list of sub-topics that focus on your specific interest or question.

Gold Star Links with gold stars are staff favorites.

General Knowledge

Water is Limited (even in Minnesota)
Surface-Groundwater Connections
MN Water Resources
Twin Cities Water Supply
Water/Energy Nexus

Indoor Water Consumption and Conservation

Indoor Consumption
Indoor Conservation
Commercial and Industrial Water Conservation
Conservation in Construction / Rehab / Retrofit Projects

Outdoor Water Consumption and Conservation

Outdoor Consumption
Lawn and Garden Water Conservation
Other Outdoor Water Conservation

    Book Icon

    Fact sheets, case studies and other printable information.

    Binoculars IconGlossary

    Terms, definitions, and acronyms for learners and experts.

    Calculator IconCalculator

    Estimate changes to billing and revenue when considering changes to water and wastewater rates and structures.

    Water Tower Map IconMap

    Find your Twin Cities water supplier and links to access local information.