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Water Conservation Toolbox

Water Bills

Met Council staff have compiled current and relevant water conservation information from public agencies, nonprofit 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)
Protecting Groundwater
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

    Book Icon

    Fact sheets, case studies and other printable information.

    Binoculars IconGlossary

    Terms, definitions, and acronyms for learners and experts.

    Calculator IconCalculator (.zip file)

    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.