Gov. Dayton Hoping to Improve Minnesota’s Water Quality
This includes holding meetings in Rochester, Marshall, Ely, Stillwater and more cities throughout the state.
ST. PAUL, Minn. — Governor Mark Dayton wants to hear from people throughout the state on how best to improve Minnesota’s water quality.
Dayton’s office announced 10 town halls throughout the summer to help develop water strategies throughout the state.
They include meetings in Crookston, Rochester, Marshall, Ely, Stillwater and more cities throughout the state.
It’s part of the governor’s campaign to encourage cities to help improve water quality by 25 percent by 2025.
State data shows more than 40 percent of Minnesota’s water is either impaired or polluted.