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)
Did You Know?
The river is so shallow at Lake Itasca that children can walk across the Mississippi. Between Governor Nicholls Wharf and Algiers Point in New Orleans, the Mississippi is more than 200 feet deep.