Municipal Water Supply System Status

This dataset depicts the status and source of community water supplies in the Twin Cities metropolitan area. Communities are categorized as having no public water supplies (only private wells), those who use local water sources for a public water supply system, those who use water from outside their community boundaries as a public water supply, and those who supply themselves as well as other communities. This dataset also defines the source(s) of water supplying the community as groundwater, surface water, or both.

Additional Info

Field Value
dsAccessConst None. This dataset is public domain under the Minnesota Government Data Practices Act (Minnesota Statutes Chapter 13). If the dataset is not available from the Online Linkage in Section 6, please contact the Distribution Contact Person.
dsCurrentRef Data is based upon Minnesota Department of Health data, local water supply plans reviewed in 2008, and review of community water utility website in 2011. Updates to this data since 2011 only reflect minor changes to the municipal boundaries, reflected in the Time Period of Content.
dsModifiedDate 2023-03-04 00:08:00
dsOriginator Metropolitan Council
dsPeriodOfContent 1/1/2023
dsPurpose The 2005 Minnesota Legislature directed the Metropolitan Council to "carry out planning activities addressing the water supply needs of the metropolitan area" (Minnesota Statutes, Section 473.1565). Specifically the Council is charged with developing a base of technical information for water supply planning decisions and to prepare a metropolitan area master water supply plan. This dataset supports this charge.
gdrsDsGuid {90aee738-08bc-449f-a374-b6cb632d73f4}
spatial {"type":"Polygon","coordinates":[[[-94.012, 44.471],[-94.012, 45.415], [-92.732, 45.415], [-92.732, 44.471], [-94.012, 44.471]]]}

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