Mississippi River Forum: Drinking the Mississippi

Art Persons, Planning Supervisor

Minnesota Department of Health

Mr. Persons discussed how three communities are responding to the need to protect the Mississippi River as a source of drinking water for one million Minnesotans. In addition, Mr. Persons described the work of the Health Department to integrate source water protection on the Mississippi River with the MPCA's Upper Mississippi River Bacteria TMDL Project, thereby integrating the Clean Water Act and Safe Drinking Water Act in protecting and improving the water quality of the Mississippi River.

October 16 Meeting

Presentation (PDF, 3.04mb)

View Art Persons' presentation in streaming video.

Segment 1 (streaming, 60mb, 32 minutes)

Segment 2 (streaming, 60mb, 32 minutes)

Segment 3 (streaming, 6mb, 4 minutes)

November 20 Meeting

Presentation (PDF, 3.29mb)

Logos of the Mississippi River Fund, the National Park Service, and The McKnight Foundation.

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