On November 4th 2008, Minnesota voters approved the Clean Water, Land and Legacy Amendment to the state constitution. This amendment passed with 56% of the vote.
The Amendment increases the sales and use tax rate by three-eighths of one percent, starting July 1, 2009 and continuing through 2034. Amendment dollars are dedicated to four separate funds:
Clean Water Fund Goal: To protect, enhance and restore Minnesota's lakes, rivers, streams and groundwater.
Total Clean Water funding for 2016-2017 is approximately $228.3 million; these funds are
distributed to seven partnering agencies.
Multiple Agency Use of 2016-2017 Clean Water Funds
MDA Use of 2016-2017 Clean Water Funds
Supervisor, Clean Water Technical Assistance Unit
Margaret.Wagner@state.mn.us ~ 651-201-6488