MinnesotaLaw: "All public water suppliers that
operate a public water distribution system, serve more than
1,000 people, and/or all cities in the seven county metro
area, must have a water supply plan approved by the DNR." Plan updates will be between 2016 and 2018.
of Minnesota Cities Model Ordinance for
Critical Water Deficiency
Declaration (Word Document)
choose save as option to save ordinance.
***NOTE: that this model
ordinance should also be reviewed by the city attorney.
Public education for wise use of
water resources should be a high priority for any municipality or
water system. Public education for water conservation is a
requirement of the Emergency and Water Conservation Plans from the
Minnesota Department of Natural Resources for municipalities
over 1,000 population. The wise use of water resources and the
ability to get funding for increased demand go "hand in hand".
Minnesota Rural Water
Association has created a series of ads below that you can download
and use in your newsletters / publications as a public service
announcement on water conservation. Contact us if you need to have
these ads modified for your use.
The Minnesota Rural Water Association
has made it easy for you to develop a water conservation public
education program. Posters and several bill stuffers have been
designed for your convenience. Choose a different poster and bill
stuffer for a quarterly mailing to your customers. Additional designs
will be available in the future to continue your public education
program.ownload and print the bill stuffers and posters of your choice
below. Bill stuffers can be customized by calling MRWA at:
800-367-6792 or e-mail at:
email@example.com. Communicate with your customers!