Water Information and Management

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Well Water Wise Week Cancelled: 

Due to the current situation, Well Water Wise week has unfortunately been canceled for 2020. Stay tuned for information on when the department’s well water testing services will resume.

Water Education

Anoka County is a sponsor and partner of the Metro Area Children’s Water Festival, an annual event that is held on the last Wednesday of September. The festival has been held every year since 1998 and provides water resources education to 4th grade students throughout the Twin Cities metropolitan area.

Know The Flow

Know The Flow is a water resources management initiative to provide public information and coordination among Anoka County agencies, communities, and watershed management organizations. The website provides partners, residents, businesses, and property owners with information and events regarding the County’s water resources.

Water Resources Report

Anoka County maintains a Water Resources Report (PDF) produced by the Public Health and Environmental Services Department through collaboration with the Water Resources Management Task Force. The report provides an overview of the County’s water resources and guidance for a comprehensive approach to the management and protection of local water resources

Water Resources Management Task Force

The Anoka County Water Resources Management Task force provides a forum for local agencies, organizations, and individuals to address water issues and collaborate to achieve shared goals. The Task Force includes members from various State and County agencies, watershed management organizations, municipalities, industry, and groups like League of Women Voters, along with private citizens. The Task Force also collaborates with the Public Health and Environmental Services Department on the Water Resources Report, typically updated every 5 years.