As a leading agricultural state with more surface waters than any other of the 48 contiguous states and an abundance of clean drinking water, Minnesota is committed to helping farmers, homeowners, and industry protect these water resources.

The MDA is responsible for or involved in many water quality programs and initiatives. These include but are not limited to the following:

Browse this page to learn more about these and other MDA programs and resources that help farmers and others protect and preserve Minnesota water resources.