• Mississippi National River and Recreation Area


    National River & Recreation Area Minnesota

Mississippi River Forum: Development and Application of Minnesota's River Eutrophication Criteria, with a Focus on the Mississippi River and its Tributaries

Steve Heiskary, Research Scientist, MN Pollution Control Agency (MPCA)

The MPCA has developed draft eutrophication (nutrient) criteria for rivers aimed at meeting Minnesota's aquatic life use standards and Clean Water Act interim goals. Both month's presentations will provide an overview of how the criteria were developed and how they would be applied for water quality assessments...

Presentation (PDF, 2.73mb)


Did You Know?

A barge going underneath a bridge.

Sixty percent of all grain exported from the United States is transported and shipped on the Mississippi River.