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Minnesota Water - General: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Wastewater:

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National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) permits: Minnesota Rules (MR) 7001.1000 to 7001.1100

Effluent limitations: MR 7050.0110 to 7050.0227

Thermal discharges: MR 7050.0220

Animal feeding operations: MR 7020.0200 to 7020.2225

Oil spills: Minnesota Statutes Annotated (MSA) 115E.01 to 115E.11

Wetlands: MSA 103G.221 to 103G.2372

Drinking water: MR 4720.0010 to 4720.5590

Groundwater: 103H.001 to 103H.280

Operator certification: MR 9400.0100 to 9400.1500

Regulatory Agencies

Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) Majors and Remediation Division

MPCA Regional Environmental Management Division

Minnesota Department of Health (DOH) Division of Environmental Health Drinking Water Protection Section

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Region 5

See ADDRESSES & CONTACTS for addresses and telephone numbers.

See national section for basic information and federal regulations.

Comparison: State vs. Federal

· Rules. Minnesota is fully authorized by EPA to administer the National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) for wastewater discharges to lakes, streams, wetlands, and other surface waters. The state follows federal standards for most effluent discharges and has procedures for obtaining wastewater discharge variances.

State Disposal System (SDS) permits regulate the construction and operation of wastewater disposal systems, including land treatment systems. Together, NPDES/SDS permits establish specific limits and requirements to protect Minnesota's surface and groundwater quality for a variety of uses, including drinking water, fishing, and recreation.

· Administration and enforcement. MPCA's Majors and Remediation Division and Regional Environmental Management Division ...


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